Description

Columbia College in Columbia, South Carolina, one of the few women’s colleges in the United States, offers an education that focuses on the liberal arts and emphasizes the importance of human values.

The college stresses the importance of becoming involved, either academically or culturally, and often hosts guest speakers like authors or scholars and offers focused discussions in its Collaborative Learning Center.

Many college life activities are available for students to either explore their interests or gain real world experience in preparation for a career. Some include:

  • Columbia literary journal and newspaper
  • Music and theatre groups
  • Religious clubs
  • Social services and community outreach programs

Academics offered at the college include traditional undergraduate programs in:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • History
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Religion
  • Theatre

Other specialized degree programs, like Accounting, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology, and many more are also offered.

Columbia also provides co-ed graduate programs for master’s degrees in Organizational Change and Leadership and Divergent Learning.

In addition, Columbia provides evening bachelor’s degree programs designed for students who need to work around hectic schedules. Majors include Behavioral Science, Business Administration, Human Services, and many more.

Financial aid is available to eligible students. The college offers a variety of scholarships devoted to first-year students.

Quick Facts about Columbia College, Columbia, SC

Region

Southeast

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

fighting koala

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$24,600

Out-of-State Tuition

$24,600

Retention Rate

63%

Enrollment

1,436

Year Established

1854

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,231
Freshman Class
274
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,436

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
86%
Graduate
14%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
68%
Part-Time
32%

Gender of Students

Women
100%
Men
0%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
40%
Caucasian
52%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
5%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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