College Facts

  • During fiscal year 2010, Columbus Technical College boasted a job placement rate of approximately 96% with 76% of those placed in chosen field.
  • About 90% of all Columbus Technical College graduates are employed within 50 miles of Columbus.
  • Columbus Technical College, through its Economic Development Department, provided training assistance to 213 companies for the 2011 fiscal year. Over 10,000 people received training services and more than 62,500 training hours were provided.
  • Seventy-one percent (71%) of the student body of Columbus Technical College are Columbus residents. Nearly all of the remaining students reside in a county adjacent to Muscogee County.
  • Fiscal year 2011 saw Columbus Technical College award 1,189 total students graduate. The college awarded 711 Technical Certificates of Credit, 301 Diplomas, and 335 Associate Degrees.
  • The main campus consists of approximately 13.6 acres on the south side of Manchester Expressway, 20 acres on the north side, and 26 acres on River Road.
  • A public/private partnership agreement with Columbus Technical College Foundation, Inc. and the State of Georgia brought the new Dr. Robert L. Wright Jr. Health Sciences Center to the 26-acre North Campus on River Road.
  • The health sciences center measures approximately 78,000 square feet and allows a greater than 50% increase in the number of health sciences students the College can accept, educate, and train for the workforce.
  • Columbus Technical College has more than 1,200 students waiting to get into a specific healthcare program.
  • Close to 80% of Columbus Technical College students are recipients of the HOPE Scholarship and/or the HOPE Grant.