Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia College Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time48% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||37% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||47% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||50% 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 College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Columbia College is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$34,700 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$27,400 per year|
|after 7 years||$30,500 per year|
|after 8 years||$30,000 per year|
|after 9 years||$34,600 per year|
|after 10 years||$34,700 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Columbia College students who are working and no longer in school is $34,700, which is 1% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$25,264
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans73%
Median Loan Payment$261 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans43% vs. 47% national average
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217934 IPEDS survey data for Columbia College.