Colleges in Columbus, Mississippi

There are 3 Colleges in Columbus, Mississippi, serving a population of 24,409 people in an area of 23 square miles. There is 1 College per 8,136 people, and 1 College per 7 square miles.

In Mississippi, Columbus is ranked 33rd of 508 cities in Colleges per capita, and 25th of 508 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Columbus Colleges

Find Columbus, Mississippi colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


About Columbus Colleges

Columbus Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Columbus, MS. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Columbus Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Columbus College Statistics

Find Columbus College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Columbus College Enrollment
 ColumbusLowndes County
College/Grad School Enrollment2,238 (34.6%)4,443 (28.0%)
Columbus Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ColumbusLowndes County
Some College, No Degree3,725 (22.7%)8,190 (20.9%)
Associate's Degree1,339 (8.2%)3,716 (9.5%)
Bachelor's Degree2,059 (12.6%)5,836 (14.9%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,496 (9.1%)3,426 (8.7%)
Columbus Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 ColumbusLowndes County
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher3,5559,262
Arts, Humanities & Others729 (20.5%)1,954 (21.1%)
Business859 (24.2%)1,698 (18.3%)
Education807 (22.7%)2,010 (21.7%)
Science & Engineering853 (24.0%)2,490 (26.9%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields307 (8.6%)1,110 (12.0%)