Columbia International University Rankings

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In the World#5015 of 14178
In North America#1358 of 2629
In the United States#1281 of 2528
In South Carolina#20 of 37
In Columbia#2 of 6

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
48%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$18,242 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
806
Graduates
843
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ciu.edu

Columbia International University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate48%49%47%
Applicants336184152
Admissions1619071
Freshmen enrolled full time1327458

242 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

849 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
105 or 80%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Columbia International University are 930-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 38%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Columbia International University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White747 (45%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown411 (25%)
Black or African American273 (17%)
Nonresident Alien86 (5%)
Hispanic85 (5%)
Asian34 (2%)
Two or more races7 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,242/year
Average aid awarded
$17,797
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,575
$30-48K$14,738
$48-75K$18,451
$75-110K$19,418
$110K+$22,628

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$23,090$9,360
Tuition in-state$23,090$9,360
Tuition out-of-state$23,090$9,360
Fee in-district$910$710
Fee in-state$910$710
Fee out-of-state$910$710

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity420
Combined charge for room and board$8,850

Columbia International University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology7429
Curriculum and Instruction34
Bible & Biblical Studies14114
Divinity & Ministry23
Counseling Psychology17
Psychology, General13
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management13
General Studies12
Youth Ministry111
Elementary Education and Teaching11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General64
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels9
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor9
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other9
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other8
Theology & Theological Studies7
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other7
International & Global Studies6
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management6
Religious Education5
Business Administration and Management, General4
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General4
Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies4
Mass Communication & Media Studies3
Humanities & Humanistic Studies3
Islamic Studies3
Religious & Sacred Music2
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia1
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies1
Grand Total1411217621
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%47%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
23
Citations
79

Publication count by topic

Sociology
10
Psychology
4
History
3
Art
2
Political science
2
Engineering
1
Computer science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology316960
Psychology561716
Computer science65391

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199701
199800
199910
200000
200101
200212
200301
200401
200501
200600
200732
200823
200911
201004
201117
201202
201317
2014110
2015111
201605
201719
201821
201944
202034

General info

Alternative namesCIU
Founded1923
WikipediaColumbia International University
MottoTo Know Him and Make Him Known
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff270
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7435 Monticello Rd
Columbia, South Carolina, 29203-1513
United States
City population129,000
Phone8007772227
Fax+1 (803) 786 4209

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