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Columbia Southern University
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  • 4 Year (Online)

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grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
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  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
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About

21982 UNIVERSITY LANE
ORANGE BEACH, AL 36561
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For more than 25 years, CSU has helped adult learners achieve their academic goals by providing the strongest online degree programs at an affordable rate. Carefully designed and taught by professors who are experts within their respective fields, CSU's courses couple real-world experience with the latest industry best practices to give students the edge they need in a competitive job market.

Giving our students the flexibility they need to fit education into their busy schedules is at the core of our mission. Our courses are designed to accommodate working professionals, moms, dads, and anyone else who is balancing school with other life commitments.

Columbia Southern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges(SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees, and certificates.

Columbia Southern University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling 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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Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$11,241 / 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
$4,250 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
76%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
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. 51 responses
88%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,866 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,388
Undergrads Over 25
89%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Hardworking
    60%
  • dedicated
    40%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
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National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%

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Rating 4.44 out of 5  624 reviews
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