Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, Alabama

Overview

Address21982 University Lane
School TypePrivate for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Columbia Southern University is a private for-profit, 4-year college based in Orange Beach, Alabama that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Columbia Southern University was $5,400, in addition to fees of $135. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Columbia Southern University.

Columbia Southern University has a 18% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Columbia Southern University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,400. Combined with fees of $135, the $688 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $5,535 in tuition.

Students at Columbia Southern University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Columbia Southern University was $4,501 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 67%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Columbia Southern University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio62:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Columbia Southern University.

Columbia Southern University has a good gender split, with 37% of undergraduates being female and 63% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 92% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 7% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Columbia Southern University is 62:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Columbia Southern University to thrive in your studies.

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