Columbia Southern University

Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of earning your degree online from the comfort of your own home with Columbia Southern University (CSU).

CSU features affordable tuition, esteemed faculty and supportive staff to help you overcome financial, academic and life’s unexpected hurdles while gaining a quality online education.

Whether you are seeking an associate, bachelor or master degree or even a certificate program, CSU can help meet your needs and educational goals. As one of the nation’s top online universities, we are continually striving to improve and adapt our degree curricula, outstanding customer service and outreach programs.


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We Offer Excellent Resources

Our experts and professors will help to ensure that you are successful while providing a challenging learning experience. While earning your online degree with CSU, you gain the real-world knowledge and skills needed to advance your career and tap into your potential. You can also expect this:

  • Flexible Learning

  • Accredited Programs

  • Textbooks Provided Through the CSU Book Grant

  • No ACT, SAT, GRE or GMAT Required

  • Assistance with TA and VA Benefits

  • Math and Writing Assistance Available

“Customer service is by far a huge weigh in for me. Just a few calls to the university and I was hooked. The people there are so helpful and put you first. I am an older student and the men and women of the university earned their money with me for sure.”

- Donnie Gay

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  • Healthcare Administration 

  • Occupational Safety and Health 

  • Human Resource Management

  • Public Administration

  • Psychology

  • And more!

Anthony Goudia, CSU Student

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Flexible online courses allow you to work around your busy schedule. Waldorf understands that time spent outside of the classroom is just as important as time spent in it.

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Take the Next Step in Your Career

“As a 54-year-old professional, going back to school was a tough decision and every one of my instructors have been fantastic. I would highly recommend CSU to anyone. From the first time you contact their office, you feel very welcomed. They always seem to have your best interest at heart.”

— Derick Franck Class of 2017

Flexible Online Learning Options

Giving our students the flexibility they need to fit education into their busy schedules is at the core of our mission. Our courses are designed to accommodate working professionals, moms, dads, and anyone else who is balancing school with other life commitments.

LifePace Learning® – START ANYTIME

No Required Login Times
No Set Start Dates or Completion Dates
Complete Assignments at Your Own Pace
Enroll 365 Days a Year

Term Enrollment

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Weekly Assignments Keep You on Track
Choose From 11 Term Start Dates Per Year
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