Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University Online Learning

Online courses are a convenient option for busy students. You may even want to complete your entire degree online if you are an older student or working full-time. In most cases, you can plan your own schedule and work around your life. Keep reading to see what your online learning options are at Columbia Southern University. On this page you will find:

Online Bachelor’s Degrees at Columbia Southern University

12 Online Bachelor's Programs
3,130 Online Bachelor's Degrees
Columbia Southern University offers 12 online bachelor's degrees. During the most recent year for which data is available, 3,130 students obtained their bachelor's degree in one of these fields:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Number of Grads
Allied Health Professions 64
Business Administration & Management 823
Computer Information Systems 107
Criminal Justice & Corrections 263
Fire Protection 527
Health & Medical Administrative Services 192
Homeland Security 67
Human Resource Management 165
Information Technology 63
Mental & Social Health Services 92
Natural Resources Conservation 84
Quality Control Technology 683

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state undergraduates at Columbia Southern University is $5,640. Part time students pay $235 per credit hour. For more information on costs, see our Columbia Southern University tuition and fees page.

Online Master’s Degrees at Columbia Southern University

6 Online Master's Programs
2,073 Online Master's Degrees
You can get an online master's degree in 6 different fields at Columbia Southern University. The following table shows which subject areas are offered online and the number of recent graduates in each one.

Online Master’s Degree Number of Grads
Business Administration & Management 1,241
Criminal Justice & Corrections 53
Homeland Security 175
Public Administration 127
Public Health 93
Quality Control Technology 384

How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Columbia Southern University?

13,077 Undergrad Degree Seekers
177 Undergrad Non-Seekers
5,279 Graduate Students
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 18,533 students took at least one online class at Columbia Southern University. Of these students, 13,077 were seeking an undergraduate degree, 177 were undergraduates who were not enrolled in a degree program (non-seekers), and 5,279 were graduate students.

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All Online Students at Columbia Southern University

18,533 Took At Least One Online Class
18,533 Took All Classes Online
93.76% Out of State Students
Columbia Southern University is an exclusively online school. Students who attended the school were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Columbia Southern University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 18,533 18,533
2018-2019 20,034 20,034
2017-2018 21,104 21,104
2016-2017 20,818 20,818
2015-2016 21,442 21,442

Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at Columbia Southern University

13,077 Took At Least One Online Class
13,077 Took All Classes Online
93.41% Out of State Students
Since Columbia Southern University is an exclusively online school, all undergraduate seekers were pursuing their entire degree online. Undergraduate students at the school were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online undergraduate degree students at Columbia Southern University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 13,077 13,077
2018-2019 14,276 14,276
2017-2018 15,159 15,159
2016-2017 14,945 14,945
2015-2016 15,411 15,411

Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at Columbia Southern University

177 Took At Least One Online Class
177 Took All Classes Online
93.22% Out of State Students
Of the 177 undergraduate non-seekers at Columbia Southern University, 100.00% (177) took at least one class online. About 100.00% (177) took all of their courses online. Those non-seekers who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Columbia Southern University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 177 177
2018-2019 88 88
2017-2018 86 86
2016-2017 105 105
2015-2016 119 119

Online Graduate Students at Columbia Southern University

5,279 Took At Least One Online Class
5,279 Took All Classes Online
94.66% Out of State Students
All graduate students took their classes exclusively online at Columbia Southern University. These students were originally from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at Columbia Southern University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,279 5,279
2018-2019 5,670 5,670
2017-2018 5,859 5,279
2016-2017 5,768 5,768
2015-2016 5,912 5,912

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