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Columbia College - South Carolina
  • 4 Year
  • COLUMBIA, SC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Columbia - South Carolina is a private, Christian college located in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 763 undergraduate students. The Columbia - South Carolina acceptance rate is 97%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, Homeland Security and Disaster Management, and Business. Graduating 60% of students, Columbia - South Carolina alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,400.

About

1301 COLUMBIA COLLEGE DR
COLUMBIA, SC 29203
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Appalachian Athletic Conference

Columbia College - South Carolina Rankings

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Columbia - South Carolina Admissions

Acceptance Rate
97%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1120
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,359 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,018 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 33 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    49%
  • Online
    30%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
763 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
339
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Motivated
    56%
  • Fake. They pretend to be nice.
    11%
  • LIBERAL
    11%
  • Laid-back
    6%
  • Lazy
    6%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Up-tight
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
66%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 29 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Top scholars
    38%
  • Encouraging
    29%
  • Strict
    17%
  • Pushy
    13%
  • LIARS
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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