Columbus State Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Columbus State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Columbus State? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,758 out of 3,157 applicants or 56% were admitted making Columbus State a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Of those applicants which were admitted, 58% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Columbus State University is a prized outcome for many students.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Columbus State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Columbus State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Columbus State University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Columbus State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >68%
1050 to 1170 Avg + 56%-68%
930 to 1050 Avg - 43%-56%
810 to 930 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 810 Low <31%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Columbus State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Columbus State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Columbus State?

Admission data indicates that Columbus State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Columbus State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Columbus State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >68%
20 to 23 Avg + 56%-68%
17 to 20 Avg - 43%-56%
14 to 17 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 14 Low <31%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Columbus State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Columbus State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,899 1,258 3,157
Accepted 1,056 702 1,758
Acceptance Rate 56% 56% 56%
Enrolled 588 433 1,021
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 56% 62% 58%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Columbus State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Columbus State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Columbus State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139366 IPEDS survey data for Columbus State University.

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