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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,595
  • Online BAH
    $988
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Yellow Ribbon

Columbia Southern University Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for Columbia Southern University. This includes contact information for their veteran affairs department, as well as other info related to military and veteran programs such as Tuition Assistance and the Yellow Ribbon program.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 235
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,595
  • BAH - Online
    $988
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $5,775
    In State
    $5,775
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $11,700
    In State
    $11,700
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $235
    Campus
    $235
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $325
    Campus
    $325
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $692
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    14,276
    Undergraduate
    5,670
    Graduate
    3,717
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    63%
    Population
  • Female
    37%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    For Profit
  • Setting
    Online
  • Accreditation Type
    National
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Nontraditional
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
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Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University is a 4-year, private university located in Orange Beach, AL. Students at CSU can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

The total max cost for a degree with Columbia Southern University is $28,200. 

Columbia Southern University Military & Veteran Support Programs

CSU offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is Columbia Southern University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, CSU is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Columbia Southern University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, CSU is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Columbia Southern University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, CSU offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Columbia Southern University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, CSU offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Columbia Southern University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $235 per credit hour CSU's online tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Columbia Southern University offer online degree programs?

Yes, CSU offers online degree programs. 

Is Columbia Southern University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, CSU is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Columbia Southern University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, CSU has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Columbia Southern University a military friendly school?

CSU is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Alabama, Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Columbia Southern University a MyCAA school?

Yes, CSU is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Columbia Southern University

At Columbia Southern University, approximately 40% of our students are military affiliated. Scholarships, tuition discounts and assistance with VA benefits are just a few of the benefits available to military and veteran students.