Columbia College

Columbia, SC

Regional Universities South



Founded in 1854, Columbia College is a private institution residing on 53 urban acres in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a women's school with a nationally recognized honors program and a diverse campus community. The Columbia College Fighting Koalas compete in the NAIA Appalachian Athletic Conference.

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1301 Columbia College Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1854

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
79.1% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

August 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
5% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$28,100 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Information science/studies, Web page, digital/multimedia and information resources design, Computer and information sciences and support services, other, Special education and teaching, general, Elementary education and teaching, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Early childhood education and teaching, Music teacher education, Social studies teacher education, Drama and dance teacher education, Education, other, Spanish language and literature, Human development, family studies, and related services, other, English language and literature, general, English language and literature/letters, other, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Biology, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Behavioral sciences, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Religion/religious studies, Religious education, Chemistry, Chemistry, general, Psychology, general, Social work, Public administration and social service professions, other, Social sciences, general, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Music, general, Music performance, general, Keyboard instruments, Voice and opera, Speech-language pathology/pathologist, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, History, general, Communication and media studies, Speech communication and rhetoric, Communication and media studies, other, Journalism, other, Health communication, Communication, journalism, and related programs, other

Minors Offered

Computer and information sciences and support services, other, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Human development, family studies, and related services, other, English language and literature, general, Creative writing, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, International/global studies, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Health and physical education/fitness, general, Health-related knowledge and skills, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Social work, Political science and government, general, Women's studies, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, other, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Business, management, marketing, and related support services, Business administration and management, general, Organizational leadership, Business administration, management and operations, other, Accounting and related services, Accounting and finance, Accounting and business/management, Information resources management, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Journalism, Public relations/image management, Public relations, advertising, and applied communication, other, Communication, journalism, and related programs, other

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 1,120
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 794
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 323

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 2
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 2
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 1
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 1 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.