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Columbia International University

Columbia, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate51%
Acceptance Rate51%

About Columbia International University

Columbia International University is a private, religious institution in the suburb of Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia International University was founded in 1923. The college currently enrolls around 2,338 students per year, including 905 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Columbia International University

It is moderately difficult to get into Columbia International University. Around 51% of applicants get into Columbia International University each year. Out of 448 applications received in 2022, 227 students were offered admission.

Columbia International University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 51%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%

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Columbia International University is locatedin the town of Columbia, South Carolina, in the suburbs of Columbia.

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

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College Info

7435 Monticello Road Columbia, SC 29203

Campus Setting: Suburban

Columbia International University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Columbia International University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Columbia International University is Aug 1.

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

Columbia International University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

940 - 1140


Math SAT Range

460 - 560


Reading SAT Range

480 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1140 and Above


940 to 1140


940 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Columbia International University students is 1035. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Columbia International University, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Columbia International University.

Columbia International University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbia International University is like? There are approximately 2,338 students enrolled at Columbia International University, including 905 undergraduate students and 1,433 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 38% percent are from SC and 62% percent of students are from other states.


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