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Columbia International University
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  • 4 Year
  • COLUMBIA, SC

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  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 B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Columbia Intl. is an above-average private university located in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 571 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Columbia Intl. acceptance rate is 46%. Popular majors include Biblical Studies, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 62% of students, Columbia Intl. alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,100.

About

7435 MONTICELLO RD
COLUMBIA, SC 29203
About Columbia Intl....
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Appalachian Athletic Conference

Columbia International University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Columbia Intl. Admissions

Acceptance Rate
46%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,088 / 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
$17,706 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    9%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    31%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
571 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
334
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Christian
    55%
  • Outgoing
    20%
  • Amazing
    15%
  • fake, nosey
    5%
  • Racist
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 24 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Strong and loving community
    60%
  • Home away from home
    20%
  • Different
    13%
  • Racist
    13%
  • Amazing school
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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