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Academic Policies and Compliance 51
Admissions and Orientation 31
Culture and Commitment 27
Financial Aid and Assistance 33
Graduation and Career 46
Military Student Support and Retention 3

School Information

About Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University is an online university that strives to change and improve lives through higher education by enabling students to maximize their professional and personal potential. CSU provides student-centered support services that are personal, responsive and geared toward assisting students in achieving their educational goals. Caring, highly trained faculty and staff create innovative educational programs that incorporate the latest instructional technology with challenging curriculums. CSU focuses on affordable, quality online instruction with a general education core that promotes life-long learning and success.

Why Attend Columbia Southern University

As part of our goal to best serve our military community, CSU participates in the U.S. Army__s GoArmyEd program and is a member of the U.S. Air Force__s Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative program. Aware of the challenges faced by active-duty and veteran military members and families, CSU faculty and staff are available for support in pursuit of their educational goals. All military students receive a waived application fee and those using Military Tuition Assistance also receive a waived library fee. Spouses or children of active-duty military will receive the application fee waiver and a 10 percent tuition discount.

Veteran Information

  • Credit for CLEP and/or DSST Exams
  • Military students deployed return without penalty
  • Follow ACE recommendations for awarding credit
  • DSST Credit
  • Offers scholarships for military/veterans
  • Tuition discounts for military/veterans
  • Approved for TA funding
  • Yellow ribbon school
  • Signed VA Principles of Excellence
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Approved
  • Veteran upward bound program

Financial Information

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $5,040.00 $5,040.00
Tuition $5,040.00 $5,040.00
Fees $ $
Room & Board $6,300.00 $6,300.00
Room $4,725.00 $4,725.00
Board $1,575.00 $1,575.00
Books & Supplies $624 $624
Other Expenses $3,384.00 $3,384.00
TOTAL $15,348.00 $15,348.00
In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $3,300.00 $3,300.00
Tuition $3,300.00 $3,300.00
Fees $ $
Room & Board $6,300.00 $6,300.00
Room $4,725.00 $4,725.00
Board $1,575.00 $1,575.00
Books & Supplies $400 $400
Other Expenses $3,384.00 $3,384.00
TOTAL $13,384.00 $13,384.00
Tuition & Fees
Tuition $210
Fees $135
Books & Supplies $
Other Expenses $


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