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Columbia International University Student Life

Columbia International University is on a 400-acre campus in a suburban setting in Columbia, South Carolina, not far from Columbia. There are many activities and organizations for Columbia International University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Columbia International University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Columbia International University has a thriving Student Union. In fact, more students participate in Student Union than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Columbia International University include Mu Kappa, Student Missions Connection, GradLife and African American Fellowship Ministries.

Columbia International University students' favorite campus events are World Christian Week, Homecoming and Winter Formal Banquet.

Does Columbia International University Offer Student Housing?

Columbia International University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Columbia International University students live on campus. In 2021, 72% of undergrads at Columbia International University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 28% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Columbia International University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Columbia International University Athletics

At Columbia International University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Columbia International University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Columbia International University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Columbia International University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Columbia International University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Columbia International University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Columbia International University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Columbia International University, take Interstate 20 to Columbia, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbia Metropolitan airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in South Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Columbia International University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Columbia International University Students

45%

Women

55%

Men

69%

Full Time

31%

Part Time

49%

In State

51%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

20%

10%

5%

4%

2%

1%

0.47%

0.23%

Graduate Students

1,241

Undergraduate Students

857

Non-Resident / International Students

30

Columbia International University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,098

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

51%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,590

Out-of-State

$25,590

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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