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Columbia International University

Columbia, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate48%

About Columbia International University

Columbia International University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia International University was founded in 1923. The university enrolls around 2,481 students a year, including 1,001 undergraduates.

Columbia International University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Columbia International University. The acceptance rate at Columbia International University is 48%. In 2022, 244 out of 506 total applicants were accepted.

Columbia International University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 48%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 42%

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

If you would like to see 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

Continuous processing

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 Continuous processing.

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Columbia International University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1195


Math SAT Range

490 - 575


Reading SAT Range

500 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1195 and Above


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990 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Columbia International University students is 1035. Applicants with SAT scores of 1195 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Columbia International University, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1195 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Columbia International University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbia International University is like? There are approximately 2,481 students enrolled at Columbia International University, including 1,001 undergraduate students and 1,480 graduate students. 56% percent of students attend school full-time, 44% percent are from SC and 56% percent of students are from other states.


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