Columbia International University is a nonprofit private institution that has a large selection of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Columbia, SC, in a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at Columbia International University is nearly 1,200 annually.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Columbia International University offers:
- Theology And Religious Vocations
- Interdisciplinary Studies
Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1510 - 1810 on the SAT and between 20 - 26 on the ACT is common among students admitted to this school. This school admits approximately 70 percent of applicants yearly. Of those admitted, around 50 percent attended the school. More information on admissions can be found at ciu.edu.
The cost of tuition is nearly $20,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.
Students may visit the school's http://www.ciu.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students Columbia International University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Columbia International University is about 1,000. The student body is made up of 55% undergraduate students and 9% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $20,000-$24,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $910 for part time students
- On-campus housing and meals are estimated to cost around $9,000
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||86%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||86%||$14,960|
|Receiving Student Loans||56%||$6,116|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Columbia International University may offer services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of Columbia International University is approximately 65%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||52%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Columbia International University Seminary & School of Missions Program at the Salvation Army Continuing Education Center
- Theology (Ministry) Program
- * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 2011)
Campus: Columbia International University
- Theology (Ministry) Program
- * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 1985)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Columbia International University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Columbia International University for official up-to-date information.