Columbus Technical College

Columbus, GA 31904

Columbus Technical College is one of the 24 public 2-year colleges in Georgia. Its campus is small in size and located in Columbus. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 21% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Columbus Technical College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,136, and fees were $568. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,272 and $568 respectively.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 50
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 25
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Certificate 1 37
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.8%
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.2%

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53.45 miles away
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63.1 miles away
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Central Georgia Technical College
76.35 miles away
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80.26 miles away
Albany Technical College
80.94 miles away
West Georgia Technical College
82.58 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1990 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2004 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
11/01/2002 - 11/19/2014



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$89/credit
In State Students$89/credit
Out of State Students$178/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,005 $4,005 $8,010
ADN 70 $6,230 $6,230 $12,460
BSN 125 $11,125 $11,125 $22,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of Columbus Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 71% $4,951
Other Federal Grant 33% $85
State Grant & Scholarships 61% $1,793
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 3% $2,247


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,545
$30,001 to $48,000$6,490
$48,001 to $75,000$7,890
$75,001 to $110,000$9,624
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Columbus Technical College
928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904

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