Columbia College – Columbia

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School Information

Phone Number:(803) 786-3012
Website:www.columbiasc.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://kc.columbiasc.edu/ics/Admissions/Apply_For_Admission.jnz
Address:1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, SC 29203
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,588
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:862 (54% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$28,900
Out-of-state Tuition:$28,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$23,356

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Columbia College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Columbia College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education51
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs2
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total332

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Columbia College 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$28,900
Out-of-state$28,900
Books and supplies$1,182

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,512
Out-of-state$10,512

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid185100%
Grant or scholarship aid185100%$23,356
Student loan aid12970%$5,925

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,06277%$14,827
Federal student loans1,02574%$7,222

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Columbia College. 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 College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5260526
Percent admitted100%0%87%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%0%28%

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 College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,588
Undergraduate enrollment1,456
Graduate enrollment132

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 College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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