Columbus Technical College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Columbus, GA

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How much is the Columbus Technical tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Columbus Technical's tuition & fees is $3,042 for Georgia residents and $5,442 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $16,982 for Georgia residents and $19,382 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Columbus Technical Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,042
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,442
Books & Supplies Costs$1,465
Off-campus Room & Board$9,190
Off-campus Expenses$3,285
2023-2024 Estimates
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,042
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,442

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Columbus Technical' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $10,033.
Columbus Technical College$3,042$5,442
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia 2-4 Years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Columbus Technical and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Columbus Technical CollegeColumbus, GA$3,042$5,442
Interactive College of Technology-ChambleeChamblee, GA$9,890$11,330
Albany Technical CollegeAlbany, GA$3,196$5,596
Atlanta Technical CollegeAtlanta, GA$3,164$5,564
West Georgia Technical CollegeWaco, GA$3,122$5,522
Georgia Northwestern Technical CollegeRome, GA$3,132$5,532
Southern Crescent Technical CollegeGriffin, GA$3,126$5,526
Gwinnett Technical CollegeLawrenceville, GA$3,356$5,756
Lanier Technical CollegeGainesville, GA$3,716$6,716
Chattahoochee Technical CollegeMarietta, GA$3,252$5,652
North Georgia Technical CollegeClarkesville, GA$3,162$5,562

Financial Aid and COA

At Columbus Technical College, 2,917 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,687.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Columbus Technical is $14,695 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 148 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,401.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$16,982$19,382
Tuition & Fees$3,042$5,442
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,940$13,940
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$12,295$14,695
Average Financial Aid$4,687$4,687
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,917100%$4,687
Pell Grants1,65256%$4,145
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid148100%-
Grants or Scholarships148100%$6,401
Federal Grants148100%$5,083
Pell Grants11074%$5,204
Other Federal Grants148100%$1,215
State/Local Grants8557%$2,283
Institutional Grants11%$1,002
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level101101$6,739
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Columbus Technical College has a total of 3,134 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 860 male students and 2,067 female students attending Columbus Technical. The school offers online degree programs and 858 students enrolled online exclusively (27.38% of all students).
Undergraduate2,927 8602,067

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, GA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered151 Programs
Online Program Offered33 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,134
Graduation Rate23%
Transfer-out Rate6%
Retention Rate42% (Full-time), 40% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties94 (Full-time), 95 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs214 (Full-time), 128 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$40,928
Average Staff Salary$51,989