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Columbia International University

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

Columbia International University Academics

Columbia International University requires at least 126 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Columbia International University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Columbia International University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Columbia International University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 65% of students who start college at Columbia International University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Columbia International University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Columbia International University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Columbia International University?

Columbia International University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Columbia International University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Columbia International University

When choosing a major, Columbia International University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Columbia International University.

Student Designed Majors

Columbia International University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Columbia International University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Columbia International University

Columbia International University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Columbia International University


Does Columbia International University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Columbia International University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Columbia International University Have An Online Program?

✅ Columbia International University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Columbia International University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Columbia International University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Columbia International University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Columbia International University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Columbia International University Require Internships?

❌ Columbia International University studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Columbia International University


Columbia International University Library

The main library on campus is the G. Allen Fleece Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Columbia International University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Columbia International University offers these dual degree programs:

•Teaching or divinity

ROTC

Does Columbia International University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Columbia International University does not have any ROTC programs.

Keep Reading About Columbia International University

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Columbia International University Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,338

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

51%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$26,740

Out-of-State

$26,740

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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