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Member Schools

Columbia Biblical Seminary of Columbia International University

PO Box 3122
Columbia, SC 29230-3122
p: 803-754-4100
f: 803-786-4209
Member Status: 
Accredited
Denomination: 
Inter/Multidenominational
Member School Representatives:
Dean:
John D Harvey
803-807-5363
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Tom Tanner
Fall 2018 Data:
Enrollment: 
225 (159.1 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
12
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
4.4
Total Faculty FTE: 
16.4
Approved Degrees: 
DMin (discontinued), Doctor of Ministerial Leadership, MA (Missiological Studies), MA (Theological Studies), MA in Bible Exposition, MA in Care and Counseling, MA in Chaplaincy, MA in Ministry Studies, MA in Youth Ministry Leadership, MDiv
Korntal-M√ľnchingen, Germany
Approved Degrees: MDiv, DMin (discontinued), Doctor of Ministerial Leadership
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1985
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2019-spring
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2029-spring
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2019-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2019-11 (Governance), 2020-11 (Distance (Online) Education), 2022-11 (Assessment of Student Learning), 2022-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2023-04 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement)
Accreditation Notes: 
The Board of Commissioners has approved exceptions to residency requirements, thereby allowing the school to offer the following degrees completely online: MDiv and MA in Bible Exposition (February 2017); MA in Care and Counseling, MA in Chaplaincy, MA in Ministry Studies, and MA in Youth Ministry Leadership (February 2018); and Doctor of Ministerial Leadership (February 2019).