Columbia Southern

Columbia Southern University (Columbia Southern) is located in Orange Beach, Alabama. At Columbia Southern, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Organizational Leadership to Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable No

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The tuition cost for students attending Columbia Southern is $4,800.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at Columbia Southern. In 2013, 90 percent of first-time students attending Columbia Southern received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 206 90% - -
Grant Aid 173 76% $635,734 $3,675
Student Loans 158 69% $1,132,453 $7,167
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 5,976 41% $13,595,974 $2,275
Student Loans 4,026 28% $33,162,605 $8,237
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $9,101 $10,036 $11,237 $13,069 $13,333
2010-2011 $7,013 $8,288 $10,197 $11,638 $11,520
2009-2010 $6,987 $8,267 $10,564 $11,183 $11,357

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 33%
  • 42%
  • 51%
Majors Offered
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • General Studies
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
  • Public Administration
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral No Yes No No No


Student-Faculty Ratio
67 : 1
Endowment per FTE Enrollment

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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