CIU #3 among Christian Colleges and Universities

August 21, 2015

The website Christianuniversitiesonline.org (CUO) ranked Columbia International University #3 in their survey of “The 50 Best Christian Colleges and Universities 2015.”

The criteria for the rankings included enrollment of at least 500 students, plus:

1) Faculty-to-student ratio

2) Percent of full-time beginning undergraduates receiving grant or scholarship aid

3) Selectivity (# of accepted students vs. applied students) 

4) Overall retention rate

5) Overall graduation rate.

In addition, CUO also ranked CIU #58 in their “Best Online Christian Graduate Schools Guide 2015.

The rankings caught the attention of WIS-TV in Columbia where CIU President Bill Jones was invited on the air to discuss CIU’s growth. View his interview with news anchor Dawndy Mercer Plank.