|On campus housing||No|
Located in Orange Beach, Alabama, Columbia Southern University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. Columbia Southern University has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student. 12,470 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,353 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $5,040 plus fees of $135.
|Books and Supplies||$680|
|Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living||$6,372|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$3,303|
|Total One Year Cost||$15,530|
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|in 4 years||18% earned a bachelor degree|
|in 5 years||21% earned a bachelor degree|
|in 6 years||22% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Columbia Southern University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Columbia Southern University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.