How much does Columbia Southern University cost?

Columbia Southern University Cost of Attendance
In-state $5,655
Out-of-state $5,655
On-Campus Room and Board
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $10,951
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $10,074
$30,000-$48,000 $10,035
$48,000-$75,000 $10,355
$75,000-$110,000 $11,627
Over $110,000 $13,598

Columbia Southern University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 94% $1,900
Federal Grants 63% $4,676
Pell grants 63% $4,693
Other federal grants $750
State/local goverment grant or scholarships
Institutional grants or scholarships 82% $378
Student loan aid 60% $6,007
Federal student loans 60% $6,968
Other student loans

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 154 Up to $1,500
Do community service 311 Up to $500
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 225 Up to $2,100
Take a challenging class 320 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 192 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 307 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 214 Up to $12,000

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Columbia Southern University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 15050
Living on campus
Transfer Students 14%
Under Age 25

Columbia Southern University Graduation Success

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About Columbia Southern University


21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL

Type Private
Profit Status for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify