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Located in Columbus, Georgia, Columbus Technical College is a public institution. The location of Columbus Technical College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

1,081 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,400 Avg In-State Tuition

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Columbus Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Columbus Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#91 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#462 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Columbus Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Culinary Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Columbus Technical College?

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Contact details for Columbus Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, GA 31904-6572
Phone: 706-649-1800
Website: www.columbustech.edu/

Can I Afford Columbus Technical College?

$2,400 In-State Tuition
1% Take Out Loans
17.4% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Columbus Technical College students paid $100 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $200 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,400 $4,800
Fees $642 $642
Books and Supplies $1,465 $1,465

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Columbus Technical College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $2,289 a year. That adds up to $9,156 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Columbus Technical College is 17.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Columbus Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,081 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,489 undergraduate students at Columbus Technical College, with 1,081 being full-time and 2,408 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,081 full-time undergraduates at Columbus Technical College, 35% are male and 65% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbus Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 469
Hispanic or Latino 79
White 435
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 69

Over 6 countries are represented at Columbus Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Columbus Technical College

318 Took All Classes Online
1,352 Took At Least One Class Online
8.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,352 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Columbus Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Columbus Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Columbus Technical College was 8.2%. This is the #1,092 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Columbus Technical College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Columbus Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians 0 230 0 230
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 75 0 0 75
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 51 6 18 75
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 46 0 17 63
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 54 0 0 54
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 47 0 0 47
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 23 0 15 38
Carpentry/Carpenter 23 0 8 31
Welding Technology/Welder 22 0 7 29
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 23 5 0 28
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 15 0 12 27
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 26 26
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 23 0 0 23
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 14 0 9 23
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 9 9 18
Dental Assisting/Assistant 9 0 8 17
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 11 2 4 17
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 16 16
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 13 0 3 16
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 16 0 0 16
Radiologic Technology 0 15 0 15
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 15 0 15
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 14 0 14
Appliance Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 10 0 4 14
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 6 4 3 13
Cabinetmaking & Millwork 7 0 6 13
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 12 0 0 12
Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist 12 0 0 12
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 11 0 11
Surgical Technology/Technologist 5 6 0 11
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 4 6 10
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 3 0 0 3
Other Engineering Technologies & Engineering-Related Fields 0 2 0 2
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 2 0 0 2
Biomedical Technology 0 0 0 0
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 0 0 0 0
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 0 0 0 0
Mammography Technician/Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Medical/Health Management & Clinical Assistant/Specialist 0 0 0 0
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 0 0 0
Communications Systems Installation & Repair Technology 0 0 0 0
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Barbering/Barber 0 0 0 0
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 0 0
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 0 0 0 0
Institutional Food Workers 0 0 0 0
General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 522 323 171 1,016

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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