CIU Ranked #1 in SC for Online Learning; #2 Best College Campus

CIU Ranks #1 for online learning in South Carolina
March 30, 2020

BestColleges.com ranks Columbia International University the 2020 Best Online College in South Carolina, and CIU is #2 in the state for Best College Campus.

In publishing their rankings for online programs, BestColleges.com considers academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities. They also assess the quality of a school’s online offerings by looking at who is teaching online classes, the length of time the school has been investing in online learning, and the degree to which students are supported as distance learners.

Here's a video view of the honor.

Check out CIU’s online programs.

Meanwhile, CIU is #2 in South Carolina for on-campus learning which includes primarily undergraduate students.

BestColleges.com compares a school’s admission rate to its enrollment rate to gauge the rigor and competitiveness of a school, as well as the retention rate, to rank a school’s effectiveness at keeping students enrolled. Similarly, graduation rate is crucial in weighing how many enrolled students successfully complete their degree program.

Affordability is also considered with the goal of rewarding schools not only offering competitive tuition, but also providing students with the skills needed to graduate and successfully enter the workforce.

See the list of CIU’s undergraduate programs.

Columbia International University also consistently ranks among the Top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Excitement is growing on campus with increased enrollment and new academic programs. Request information on enrollment at CIU and Columbia Biblical Seminary or call (800) 777-2227, ext. 5024.