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grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
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  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
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Columbia Southern is a for-profit, online university. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,554 undergraduate students. The Columbia Southern acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Occupational Safety and Health Technician, and Fire Science and Fire Fighting. Graduating 22% of students, Columbia Southern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $51,900.

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21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$10,951 / 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
$3,552 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
41:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
63%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 57 responses
94%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 50 responses
88%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 50 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,554 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,810
Undergrads Over 25
89%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • dedicated
    50%
  • Hardworking
    50%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%

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