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Columbus State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,499 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,181 tuition
$10,198 on campus room & board
$1,270 books and supplies
$1,850 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$28,073 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,755 tuition
$10,198 on campus room & board
$1,270 books and supplies
$1,850 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,075 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,579 avg)
58% get state aid ($4,325 avg)
11% get institn'l aid ($3,075 avg)
61% get loans ($5,716 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.07% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.21% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$4,755,651
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,208 85%
Federal Grant Aid $4,579 52%
Pell Grants $4,559 52%
Other Federal Grants $1,453 2%
Institution Grant Aid $3,075 11%
State Grant Aid $4,325 58%
Student Loans $5,716 61%
Federal Loans $5,692 61%
Other Loans $6,822 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800
http://finaid.columbusstate.edu/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $174
Out of State $615

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Joshua
  • May-31-2017 I am a current student here

    You really get what you pay for with tuition and fees. The university seems to be very good about spending so it doesn't overcharge and still gives you lots of great things and opportunities.

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  • 4
  • Current CSU Student
  • Apr-04-2017 I am a current student here

    I do feel that it is a bit pricey to attend CSU but there are ways to offset the cost. Choose your meal plan wisely. It may be better to cook than to go out.

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  • 4
  • Chloe from Tyrone, GA
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Definitely a very cost efficient school with many extra curricular activities that are affordable for college students.

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  • 5
  • STUDENT from Columbus, GA
  • Dec-18-2014 I am a current student here

    For what one is charged to attend CSU, you would think that it would be way better than what it is, but it is not.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Nov-22-2013 I am a current student here

    It is actually a very good deal and worth the money.

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