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Columbia International University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

35.7%
Admission Difficulty for Columbia International University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Columbia International University? The school has a 36% acceptance rate. Last year, 185 out of 518 applicants were admitted making Columbia International University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Columbia International University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1010-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Columbia International University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Columbia International University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1270
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Columbia International University?

Columbia International University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Columbia International University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >49%
1140 to 1270 Avg + 36%-49%
1010 to 1140 Avg - 25%-36%
880 to 1010 Reach 16%-25%
Less than 880 Low <16%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
59%
ACT Scores for Columbia International University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Columbia International University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Columbia International University?

Admission data indicates that Columbia International University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Columbia International University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Columbia International University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >49%
23 to 26 Avg + 36%-49%
20 to 23 Avg - 25%-36%
17 to 20 Reach 16%-25%
Less than 17 Low <16%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.66
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Columbia International University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Columbia International University was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Columbia International University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Columbia International University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 46% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Columbia International University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 297 221 518
Accepted 103 82 185
Acceptance Rate 35% 37% 36%
Enrolled 43 38 82
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 46% 44%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
229

Applicants have 229 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Columbia International University before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Columbia International University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Columbia International University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Columbia International University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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