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Columbus State Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,627 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,808 tuition
$7,290 on campus room & board
$1,529 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$17,249 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,430 tuition
$7,290 on campus room & board
$1,529 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,705 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
51% get federal aid ($4,606 avg)
23% get state aid ($812 avg)
7% get institn'l aid ($1,705 avg)
39% get loans ($4,380 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.158% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.994% 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 $4,733 56%
Federal Grant Aid $4,606 51%
Pell Grants $4,567 51%
Other Federal Grants $990 2%
Institution Grant Aid $1,705 7%
State Grant Aid $812 23%
Student Loans $4,380 39%
Federal Loans $5,179 39%
Other Loans $5,619 1%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: July 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Columbus State Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
550 E Spring St
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 287-5353
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $136
Out of State $301


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • John from Galloway, OH
  • I am a current student here

    General Education classes have the same information as larger campuses, Same information a third of the cost. Double check with your advisor to see if any classes don't transfer over, there's always a chance maybe one or two don't anymore.

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  • Cameron from Dublin, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Columbus state is the perfect budget option without sacrificing quality. Although there are many instances of professors that make you question how they keep their jobs, there are equally many professors that will help you in any way they can. I've had professors help my for hours after class hours, write recommendation letters for me, and generally be friendly or easily approachable.

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  • 5
  • Kimberly from Galloway, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Tuition is cheap for a reason. It is affordable for anyone and is a good place to get an education. FASFA is also helpful with paying for your tuition as well as your books if you are qualified for it.

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