Overview

Student Population
21,104
Columbia Southern University overview
 Location Orange Beach, Alabama
 Online columbiasouthern.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Columbia Southern University overview
Size Mid-size
Status For-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study 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.  14,256 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,848 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,400 plus fees of $135. Columbia Southern University is ranked 9999 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$5,400
Costs for Columbia Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$688
Other Fees$135
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,642
Budget for Other Expenses$3,638
Total One Year Cost$16,503

Outcomes

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=450933 IPEDS survey data for Columbia Southern University.