Columbia International University

Acceptance Rate 45.63 %
SAT Average 1,038
2023 Tuition & Fees $26,840
Student Population 2,338
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $15,865

Academic Overview

Columbia International University Campus, Columbia, SC
Columbia International University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $26,840 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $11,930.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,338 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 45.63% and the graduation rate is 62% last year.
The salary after graduation from Columbia International University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $31,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Columbia International's tuition & fees is $26,840. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $11,930.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Columbia International. The acceptance rate of Columbia International is 45.63% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 73.33%. The average graduation rate is 62% and the transfer-out rate is 19%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $15,865 and 67% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,338 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Columbia International University is 45.63 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Columbia International University is 62 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Columbia International University is 19 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Columbia International University is 64 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Columbia International University is 2,338
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Columbia International University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $15,865 at Columbia International University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, SC 29203-1513
Online Applicationwww.ciu.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.ciu.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.ciu.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionwww.ciu.edu/veterans-benefits
Disability Servicewww.ciu.edu/campus-life/student-services/disability-services

Offered Degrees

Columbia International offers 71 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate20
Associate's Degree50
Bachelor's Degree270
Post Bachelor's Degree40
Master's Degree220
Post Master's Degree30
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship60
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Columbia International University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:400)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Columbia International University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges