Columbia Southern University


Student Population
 Location Orange Beach, Alabama
 Online columbiasouthern.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status For-profit
On campus housing No
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

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.  14,833 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,609 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,280 plus fees of $135.



Admission Requirements
Open Admission

Cost to Attend

Costs for Columbia Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$728
Other Fees$135
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,327
Budget for Other Expenses$3,465
Total One Year Cost$15,935


Average Salary After 10 Years
Data Not Available
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
22% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Columbia Southern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 35%
Business 32%
Engineering Technology 17%
Natural Resources Conservation 4%
Health Professions 3%

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