Columbia College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

11600 Columbia College Drive

Sonora, CA 95370

(209) 588-5231

Fax: (209) 588-5337

Contact: Kathy Smith

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

11600 Columbia College Drive

Sonora, CA 95370

(209) 588-5100

www.gocolumbia.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,137

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,806

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems C
Office Clerical Services C
Sales and Distribution C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Transcription C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Technology A,C
Forestry – General A,C
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A
Natural Resources Management/Policy A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Bartending C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A
Food Service C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A
Planetary Sciences A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Columbia College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (209) 588-5100
Website: www.gocolumbia.edu/
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.gocolumbia.edu/admissions/application.php
Address: 11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, CA 95370
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,496
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,453 (58% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,166
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,358
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,973

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Columbia College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Columbia College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41
Education 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 23
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 33
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 42
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 24
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 3439

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Columbia College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $1,166
Out-of-state $7,358
Books and supplies $1,916

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 123 74%
Grant or scholarship aid 123 74% $5,973
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,615 63% $2,831
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Columbia College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Columbia College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Columbia College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,496
Undergraduate enrollment 2,496
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Columbia College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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