Columbia International University

country rank  1242
world rank  4235

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University Overview

Founded in 1923, Columbia International University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Columbia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Columbia International University (CIU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Columbia International University (CIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 96 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CIU
Founded 1923
Motto To Know Him and Make Him Known
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 7435 Monticello Road
Columbia (population range: 50,000-249,999)
29203-1513 South Carolina
United States
T +1 (800) 777 2227
F +1 (803) 786 4209

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 7435 Monticello Road
Columbia 29203-1513
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Columbia International University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), Commission on Accrediting

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019