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Columbus State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,522 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,882 tuition
$9,040 on campus room & board
$1,125 books
$1,475 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$25,008 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,368 tuition
$9,040 on campus room & board
$1,125 books
$1,475 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,528 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,562 avg)
49% get state aid ($4,019 avg)
9% get institn'l aid ($2,528 avg)
66% get loans ($5,877 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.33% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.03% 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

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,961 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,562 52%
Pell Grants $4,524 52%
Other Federal Grants $1,550 2%
Institution Grant Aid $2,528 9%
State Grant Aid $4,019 49%
Student Loans $5,877 66%
Federal Loans $5,691 66%
Other Loans $6,295 2%

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
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $146
Out of State $544


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 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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  • 4
  • Dillon from Gainesville, GA
  • Nov-11-2013 I am a current student here

    The school is as expensive as other larger schools. I think it is worth it though because you get a beautiful campus, with wonderful teachers.

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