10:1 Student to Professor Ratio
#1 Best Online College in South Carolina
18 Average Class Size
24,000 Alumni Serving in 150 Countries Around the World
With small class sizes and world-class faculty, there are endless possibilities for growth at CIU.
We offer degree programs that fit your life...
Master of Education
The online Master of Education degree program at CIU is perfect for working educators who want to prepare for a role in education leadership.
Learn how to share the Gospel cross-culturally while earning your Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies online at Columbia International University.
Take your next step and open the door to advanced nursing positions with CIU’s RN-BSN program - designed for the licensed registered nurse who has an Associate degree or diploma in Nursing and is seeking their Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
CIU’s 100% online Master of Arts in Theological Studies offers you an in-depth study of Bible and theology, preparing you to explain, interpret and apply Scripture.
CIU Security Officer Commended for Act of Valor
A Columbia International University security officer is commended for “exhibiting exceptional courage” when he protected a woman and her children from aggressive dogs that had strayed on to the campus.
Lt. Leon Roden was honored by Security Chief Scott Deal with CIU’s first ever “Law Enforcement Act of Valor” during...
WalletHub: CIU ranks in the Top 5 in SC
Columbia International University gets high marks in the annual WalletHub survey of colleges and universities coming in at #5 among South Carolina colleges and universities and ahead of other Christian schools in the state.
To help college-bound seniors make the most informed school choices, WalletHub compared over 1,000 colleges and...
Michael Boulware: Sexual Purity is Possible
By Alex Brickey
CIU Student Writer
“I’m not a pastor. I’m just a guy who loves sports and I’m crazy about Jesus.” That’s how Michael Boulware, former NFL standout for the Seattle Seahawks opened Chapel as guest speaker.
Boulware was drafted by Seattle in the second round of the...
Enroll now for faith-integrated online RN-BSN program
A faith-integrated nursing program that offers registered nurses the opportunity to advance their careers with an online Bachelor of Science degree, is being offered by Columbia International University beginning in January.
CIU’s RN-BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program is unique from many other programs, offering a missions-focused Capstone clinical...