Columbia International University

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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:my.ciu.edu/ICS/Prospective_Students
Address:7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, SC 29203-1513
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:966
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:549 (57% 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:$21,490
Out-of-state Tuition:$21,490
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$13,819

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Columbia International University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Education1141
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1211
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Psychology11
Theology and Religious Vocations316101
Grand total6119173

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Theology and Religious Vocations3
Grand total7

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$21,490
Out-of-state$21,490
Books and supplies$600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,090
Out-of-state$10,090

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid95100%
Grant or scholarship aid95100%$13,819
Student loan aid5760%$5,395

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid51293%$12,214
Federal student loans29253%$7,220

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants518221297
Percent admitted100%37%35%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%17%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment966
Undergraduate enrollment497
Graduate enrollment469

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 Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

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
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

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