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Colleges / Columbia College

Columbia College

Columbia, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%
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 1,376 students a year, including 1,065 undergraduates.

Columbia College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Columbia College. In 2022, Columbia College accepted 98% of applicants. In 2022, 1,250 out of 1,271 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 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

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Columbia College Campus Tours

Columbia College is locatedin the town of Columbia, South Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing Columbia College for yourself, 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

890 - 1190


Math SAT Range

440 - 600


Reading SAT Range

440 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above


890 to 1190


890 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Columbia College students is 1027. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Columbia College, while applicants with SAT scores between 890 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 890 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Columbia College.

Columbia College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbia College is like? There are approximately 1,376 students enrolled at Columbia College, including 1,065 undergraduate students and 311 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from SC and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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