About CIU

About CIU

For nearly a century, CIU has educated people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ.

Academic Programs & Majors

Today, we continue that effort, offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, graduate and seminary programs, professional certificates, and convenient online programs for working adults.

The love of God’s word anchors the experience providing you with a foundation that will guide you for the rest of your life.

Experienced Professors, Small Classes

Dr. Matthew Haste teaching a class at Columbia International University.

Our faculty and administration bring years of Christ-centered teaching and hands-on experience from around the world. In our small class settings, you receive one-on-one attention from professors and cultivate relationships with them.

Christian Community

Christian community is at the heart of CIU. Student life offers you opportunities to build lifelong friendships, pursue interests outside the classroom, and explore creative ways to serve others on- and off-campus.

Discover more facts and history about CIU and learn how you can begin the application process.