Columbia Southern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
|Enrolled total (including graduate students)||20,818||12,515||8,303|
20,818 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
20,818 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.
Columbia Southern University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.
Columbia Southern University Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
Columbia Southern University does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$5,280||$5,280|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$135||$135|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$220||$220|
|Tuition for Full-time graduates||$3,480||$3,480|
|Fees for full-time graduates||$135||$135|
Programs and Degrees
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||559||1,280||1,243||20||3,102|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||783||743||276||1,802|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields||550||742||384||1,676|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||57||298||19||374|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||214||214|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||11||144||155|
|Natural Resources and Conservation||38||88||126|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||77||77|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||2||2|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||1||1|
A total of 5,510 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Columbia Southern University.
At the master's and doctor's level 2,019 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Academic Calendar||Other academic year|
|Total FTE staff||654|
|Sector of institution||Private for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Control of institution||Private for-profit|
|Carnegie Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
Location and Contacts
|Address||21982 University Lane|
Orange Beach, Alabama, 36561-9000
|Urbanization level||Town: Fringe|