Graduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Residential Tuition & Fees

The current annual estimated tuition and fees for a full-time graduate student at CIU is $11,000.

Below is a list of all fees for 2021-2022. Please note fees and other charges may change without notice.

2021-2022 TUITION AND FEES (per semester)

ENROLLMENT DEPOSIT
Enrollment Deposit............................................................ $100.00

STUDENT SERVICE FEE (non-refundable)
Full-time..............................................................................$550.00
Part-time.............................................................................$300.00

TUITION (per semester credit hour)
Counseling..........................................................................$565.00
        M.A. in Clinical Counseling
        Postgraduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Counseling

Doctor of Philosophy
        Concentration in Intercultural Studies ........................ $570.00

Education
        M.A. in Bible Teaching, M.A.T*................................... $565.00

Intercultural Studies............................................................ $515.00
        Certificate in ICS; Certificate in Muslim Studies;
        Certificate in TESOL; M.A. ICS, M.A. Muslims Studies,
        M.A. TESOL/ICS

Seminary ............................................................................$515.00
        M.A. (Programs of study vary); M.Div. (Programs of
        study vary); Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced
        Biblical and Theological Studies; Postgraduate Certificate
        in Mission Care and Counseling; Postgraduate Certificate 
        in Pastoral Counseling;

Audit.....................................................................................$80.00

MISCELLANEOUS FEES
Graduation Late Fee............................................................$50.00
Identification Card Replacement Fee ..................................$10.00
Diploma/Certificate Replacement Fee .................................$40.00
Diploma/Certificate Certified Copy Fee ...............................$90.00
Transcript Fee (per paper transcript)..................................  $12.00
Transcript Fee (per electronic transcript) .............................$10.00

We also recommend budgeting approximately $220 in loan fees, $600 for books and supplies (though some programs include the textbooks in the cost), and $8,000 for room & board (for residential students only).

OPTIONAL HOUSING
Pine View Apartments at Columbia International University is a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Conveniently located on the campus of CIU, Pine View offers many activities to promote community and foster relationships. It’s an excellent option for those looking for quality, affordable housing.

Pine View offers efficiency, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Furnished apartments are also available in our two- and three-bedroom homes. Residents can choose to rent an entire apartment or share a two- or three-bedroom apartment with roommates.

For more information, including floor plans, photos, and the online application, visit us at pineview.ciu.edu. Contact the Pine View office by calling (803) 834-4452 or email pineview@ciu.edu.

With special permission from Residence Life, a graduate level student may live in the residence halls. View the room and board rates for the residence halls.

INSURANCE
CIU does not provide student health insurance. All students are required to have health insurance coverage and are responsible for securing their own coverage.