Founded in 1923, Columbia International University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Columbia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited 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 US 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), 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 97 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. 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. CIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Columbia International University|
|Motto||To Know Him and Make Him Known
|Colours||Blue and gold|
|Address||7435 Monticello Road
29203-1513 South Carolina
|Tel||+1 (800) 777 2227|
|Fax||+1 (803) 786 4209|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is neither required nor recommended
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||7435 Monticello Road
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs|
|2000 Classification||Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, no graduate coexistence|
Columbia International University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 76,279 physical volumes, 2,370 physical media, 251 digital/electronic medium and 130 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Columbia International University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 420 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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