Directory Information

Address21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000
Phone251-981-3771
WEBSchool's Website
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Online ApplicationApply Online
Financial AidDeadlines and Applications
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Disability ServiceDisability Sevices
School TypePrivate (for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Columbia Southern University are $5,775. For graduate programs, its 2021 graduate school tuition and fees are $4,035.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $5,898 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $4,159. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician program shows the highest salary with $66,500 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
Undergraduate$5,775
Graduate$4,035
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
Undergraduate$5,898
Graduate$4,159
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The average graduation rate is 22%. Total 21,104 students are attending the school and it does not possess campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics
Graduation Rate »22%
Retention Rate56%(full-time), 22% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio1.61% (62 to 1)
Student Population »21,104 (15,245 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$1,903
Average Salary by Field of Study$25,600 - $66,500

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

At Columbia Southern University, all courses can be done through online classes completely (both undergraduate and graduate degrees).The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
Degrees From Online Classes Completely
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadNo
It provides several student services including academic/career counseling services.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsNo
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Columbia Southern University.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory CapacityNo Campus Housing Facilities Provided


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