Columbia International University

Columbia, SC, USA
3.94 Average Rating
Columbia International University is a private institution in South Carolina affiliated with the overarching Christian religion. Curriculum is taught from a biblical worldview and most students choose to major in non-profit and public management, liberal arts and humanities, or biblical studies. CIU has several partnerships with universities and organizations abroad, providing study programs in places such as Uganda, Israel, Costa Rica, and Australia.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
52%
Out of State Students
47%
0
100
36%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
966
Total Number of Undergrads
497
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
58%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,476
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$23,690
Out-of-State Tuition
$23,690
0
100
71%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,082
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
9
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Columbia
Charlotte
Atlanta
Greenville
Raleigh
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
This college is great for anyone who strongly desires to learn and to become a better person, focusing on God and carefully studying the Bible. The faculty and students are all passionate about God. The professors work hard at encouraging the students to seek to follow God and to learn about both the Bible and practical life lessons.
Joy
CIU is a great school and I am particularly pleased with the program I have chosen. The professors are very nice and diligent teachers, serving the students well. Another great thing about CIU is the amount of work available to students on campus!
Amanda from PARKMAN, ME

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