If you are applying to Columbia International University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application is $25.
Here is an overiew of some of Columbia International University's admissions stats.
|Columbia International University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||15%|
|Mean SAT Score||1035|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||61%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||39%|
These are the application deadlines for Columbia International University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 1||––|
Columbia International University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Columbia International University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Columbia International University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with Columbia International University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Columbia International University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Columbia International University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
Students admitted to Columbia International University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 74% submitted a class rank. At Columbia International University 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 65% were in the top 50%.
At Columbia International University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||16.13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.68%|
|3.25 and 3.49||27.89%|
|3.00 and 3.24||17.36%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6.86%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.4%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Columbia International University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Columbia International University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Columbia International University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 61% of Columbia International University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 39% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Columbia International University applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1140 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Columbia International University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1140 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Columbia International University student is 1035.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Columbia International University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Columbia International University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
To be most competitive at Columbia International University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Columbia International University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Columbia International University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Columbia International University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Columbia International University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Columbia International University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Columbia International University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Columbia International University accept transfer credits?
✅ Columbia International University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Columbia International University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Columbia International University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Columbia International University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Columbia International University?
✅ Columbia International University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Columbia International University's acceptance rate?
✅ Columbia International University's acceptance rate is 51%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Columbia International University?
❌ Columbia International University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Columbia International University? Columbia International University is a somewhat selective institution. The Columbia International University acceptance rate is 51%. This means that the institution accepts 50 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
24 and Above
17 to 24
17 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Columbia International University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Columbia International University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1140 and Above
940 to 1140
940 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Columbia International University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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