Columbia International University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Columbia International University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 188 out of 553 applicants or 34% were admitted making Columbia International University a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Columbia International University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Columbia International University is a prized outcome for many students.

Women Men Total
Applied 308 245 553
Accepted 102 86 188
Acceptance Rate 33% 35% 34%
Enrolled 55 40 95
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 54% 47% 51%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Columbia International University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Columbia International University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Columbia International University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1020 1220
SAT Reading 530 630
SAT Math 490 570
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 27
ACT Math 18 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >47%
23 to 26 Avg + 34%-47%
20 to 23 Avg - 23%-34%
17 to 20 Reach 15%-23%
Less than 17 Low <15%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >47%
1120 to 1220 Avg + 34%-47%
1020 to 1120 Avg - 23%-34%
920 to 1020 Reach 15%-23%
Less than 920 Low <15%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Columbia International University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Columbia International University was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Columbia International University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 46% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Columbia International University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217925 IPEDS survey data for Columbia International University.

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