Columbia International University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 3122

Columbia, SC 29230-3122

(803) 754-4100

(800) 777-2227

Fax: (803) 786-4209



Contact: Michelle MacGregor

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 3122

Columbia, SC 29230-3122

(803) 754-4100

www.ciu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 462

Degree-seeking undergrads: 455

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 85%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Near/Middle Eastern Studies B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Humanities B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies A,B,C
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Columbia International University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 777-2227
Website: www.ciu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.ciu.edu/apply
Address: 7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, SC 29203-1513
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,649
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 558 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $24,000
Out-of-state Tuition: $24,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,797

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Columbia International University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Columbia International University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Education 1141
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1211
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 111
Psychology 11
Theology and Religious Vocations 617102
Grand total 9223184

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Columbia International University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $24,000
Out-of-state $24,000
Books and supplies $600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,070
Out-of-state $10,070

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 109 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 109 100% $17,797
Student loan aid 76 70% $5,882

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 441 81% $16,135
Federal student loans 311 57% $6,522

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Columbia International University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Columbia International University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 336 184 152
Percent admitted 100% 49% 47%
Percent admitted who enrolled 39% 40% 38%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Columbia International University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,649
Undergraduate enrollment 806
Graduate enrollment 843

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Columbia International University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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