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Colleges / Columbia College - South Carolina

Columbia College - South Carolina

Columbia, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%

About Columbia College

Columbia College is a private, religious college in the suburb of Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia College was founded in 1854. The college currently enrolls around 1,514 students a year, including 1,173 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Columbia College

It is not difficult to get into Columbia College. Around 98% of applicants get into Columbia College each year. In 2022, 2,134 out of 2,175 total applicants were accepted.

Columbia College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Columbia College is located in the town of Columbia, South Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing Columbia College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-20, I-26, I-77 to Columbia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Metropolitan.

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College Info

1301 Columbia College Drive Columbia, SC 29203-5998

Campus Setting: Suburban

Columbia College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Columbia College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Columbia College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Columbia College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

835 - 1110


Math SAT Range

390 - 550


Reading SAT Range

460 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


835 to 1110


835 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Columbia College students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Columbia College, while applicants with SAT scores between 835 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 835 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Columbia College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbia College is like? There are approximately 1,514 students enrolled at Columbia College, including 1,173 undergraduate students and 341 graduate students. 67% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from SC and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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