Columbia Southern University

21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000

School Details

Columbia Southern University is a private, for-profit distance learning institution located in Orange Beach, Alabama. CSU is a completely online institution that offers various degree programs. CSU was established in 1993 by Dr. Robert G. Mayes, Sr. in order to meet the demands for alternatives to the traditional university experience.

A subsidiary of Columbia Southern Education Group, CSU offers online degree programs at the associate, bachelor and master degree levels in a multitude of areas such as occupational safety and health, fire administration, criminal justice, business administration, human resource management, health care administration and more. CSU also features undergraduate and graduate certificate programs to provide focused training in specialized areas for adult learners.

Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    20,823
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    20,040
  • Percent Admitted:
    Open admissions policy
  • Calendar System:
    Other academic year

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