Application Information

A message from the campus:


Thank you for your interest in Columbus State University! We look forward to assisting you with meeting your higher education goals.

Admissions Process
  1. Complete this online application for admission.  Applicants using the SAT Application Fee Waiver or Active Duty Military should complete one of other applications.
  2. Be sure to answer all items on the online application to assist in determining both your admission and residency status.
  3. After you are finished, click the SUBMIT button located in the left column of the application (or at the end of the application) and follow the directions.
  4. Print the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the application.
  5. The nonrefundable application fee is $40 (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa).
Priority Admission Application Deadlines
Spring Semester November 30
Summer Term April 30
Fall Semester June 30
Scholarships and Financial Aid

For scholarship and financial aid information, please visit our website at

Lawful Presence Verification

In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.3.4, all applicants who are accepted for admission or readmission to Columbus State University and who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, will be required to provide validation of residency and lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States. Acceptance to Columbus State University is conditional until lawful presence is verified.

Last updated: 5/13/2014 8:33AM PST

Contact Us

Columbus State University
Office of Admissions
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA  31907

In-state telephone: (706) 507-8800
Out-of-state telephone: (866) 264-2035
Fax number: (706) 568-2462


To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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