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Columbia International University overview
 Location Columbia, South Carolina
 Online ciu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Columbia International University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Columbia, South Carolina, Columbia International University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 611 prospective students applied, and 204 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 109 enrolled in the school.  712 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 336 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $22,840 plus fees of $850. Columbia International University is ranked 446 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Columbia International University overview
SAT 940/1120
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.66
Applications Accepted
Columbia International University overview
Applications Due Aug 1, 2020
Applicant Competition High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Columbia International University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$600
Other Fees$850
Room and Board $8,150
Budget for Other Expenses$3,710
Total One Year Cost$36,150


Average Salary After 10 Years
$33,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
57% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Columbia International University students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 69%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 11%
Psychology 7%
General Studies 6%
Communication 3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217925 IPEDS survey data for Columbia International University.