Ivy Tech Community College Columbus

Ivy Tech Community College Columbus

Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus is a branch campus of the Ivy Tech Community Colleges which were established in 1963. This branch campus is located in Columbus, Indiana. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. Courses are also offered through distance education programs. The college is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College for Working Adults
  • School of Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Fine Arts and Design
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Public and Social services
  • School of Technology

Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus is home to several clubs and organizations which are based on the varied interest of the students. The college provides career services, counseling, and placement for students and alumni. Various financial aids are also offered to the needy students.

Learn more about Ivy Tech by reading an exclusive interview with the college's career director.

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Contacting Ivy Tech Columbus

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus
4475 Central Ave
Columbus , IN 47203-1868
General Phone: (812) 372-9925

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Ivy Tech Columbus Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine216EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology49dental assistant, medical assistant, surgical tech
Business and Management28business management, accounting technology
Engineering Technician21industrial production tech, drafting
Education and Teaching12early childhood education
Design11design and visual communication
Office and Administration11executive secretary
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, information technology
Liberal Arts3liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Law1legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Ivy Tech Columbus in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years839
Associate's degree28217

Ivy Tech Columbus Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ivy Tech Columbus had a total enrollment of 2,476 students (2,033 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 16%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 12%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Ivy Tech Columbus Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 31 %

Ivy Tech Columbus Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Columbus, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ivy Tech Columbus Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,930
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,879
Books and supplies $ 1,060

Financial Aid:
Ivy Tech Columbus participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1003800)

Ivy Tech Columbus Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1729

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$60,0237$54,336
Associate professoracademic year3$52,8225$46,502
Assistant professoracademic year6$49,0764$44,413
Instructoracademic year3$45,73413$38,724
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year16$50,92829$44,618

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ivy Tech Columbus Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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Ivy Tech Columbus Highlights

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What Sets Ivy Tech Columbus Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Ivy Tech Columbus Female % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Ivy Tech Columbus % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Ivy Tech Columbus % of degrees in engineering technician
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Ivy Tech Columbus Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Ivy Tech Columbus % of degrees in computer science and engineering

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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