College Deliberately: Columbia College

Columbia College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes character, career and leadership located in the city of Columbia, SC. It is known for Education, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies and Applied Psychology.

Columbia College

place 1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, SC 29203
phone Phone: (803) 786-3012
web Web: http://www.columbiasc.edu/
No alternative names found


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Columbia College Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1938-07-01 2022-12-02
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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Columbia College. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Columbia College and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Columbia College.
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Student Centeredness

2.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
7% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Associate degree
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Columbia College is in NAIA Division I. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Volleyball Women’s 20
Soccer Women’s 17
Softball Women’s 17

The complete list of sports at Columbia College is available for members.

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Tuition for Columbia College is in the 46.6 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Columbia College’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Columbia College within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Columbia College are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 0.5mi around Columbia College. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Columbia College within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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