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Columbia Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Columbia, South Carolina

There are at least 17 colleges in Columbia, listed and described below. These schools represent 33,760 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 29,470 full-time students, and a reported 10,073 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of South Carolina-Columbia and Benedict College.

We also provide an extensive list of South Carolina Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Columbia is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Columbia.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Columbia.

Education Institutes in Columbia
Total Number of Educational Institutes
20
Total Enrollment in all institutes
42,673
Number of Public Educational Institutes
1
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
12
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
7
Graduation Rate
17.93%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
3,697
On Campus and Online Programs in Columbia
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
3
Number of Institutes Offering both
17
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Columbia
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Allen University600Four or more years12,7408
Benedict College2,281Four or more years17,49843
Columbia International University966Four or more years20,88046
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia133Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Lenoir-Rhyne University-Lutheran Theological Southern SeminaryN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
University of South Carolina-Columbia34,099Four or more years11,054288
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Columbia143Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
W L Bonner College35Four or more years5,14814
University of Phoenix-South Carolina107Four or more years11,82112
ITT Technical Institute-ColumbiaN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Remington College-Columbia Campus254At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A4
Virginia College-Columbia354At least 2 but less than 4 years14,38211
Fortis College-Columbia324At least 2 but less than 4 years15,1958
Paul Mitchell the School-Columbia230Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Construction Training Center13Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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