CSU Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Columbus State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.columbusstate.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.columbusstate.edu/index.php
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 56.39% and yield is 52.86%. 1,525 men and 2,316 women applied to CSU and 881 men and 1,285 women students were accepted. Among them, 502 men and 643 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,8411,5252,316
Admitted2,1668811,285
Enrolled1,145502643
Acceptance Ratio 56.39%57.77%55.48%
Yield 52.86%56.98%50.04%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 678 students (65% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 498 students (47%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 560 and 25th percentile is 450. The SAT Math score is 540 (75th) and 420 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 69 (75th percentile) and 69 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing450560
SAT Math420540
ACT Composite1823
ACT Math1623
ACT English1723
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Columbus State University are relatively low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

CSU requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes Columbus State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see CSU online application page .
CSU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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