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Columbia College
Location Columbia, SC
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 1,514
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #913
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Columbia College
Tuition (In State) $21,250
Tuition (Out of State) $21,250
Room & Board $8,400
Avg Net Price $18,779
Avg Grant Aid $16,089
% Receiving Grant Aid 97%


Columbia College
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 2,176
Admitted 2,135
Acceptance Rate 98.1%
Enrolled % 8.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.56
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Extremely Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 14/18
SAT Range 850/1140
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline


Columbia College
Student to Faculty Ratio 11:1
Popular Majors
  • Education (20%)
  • Psychology (12%)
  • Business (12%)
  • Human Services (9%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (9%)


Columbia College
Graduation Rate 50%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $34,700
Making Student Loan Payments 43%
Median Student Loan Debt $25,264
Median Loan Payment $261


Columbia College
% Men 15%
% Women 85%
Racial Diversity High
% White 55%
% Black 34%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 1%


Columbia College
% In-State 76%
% Out-of-State 22%


Columbia College
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard