Columbia College – Columbia

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School Information

Phone Number: (800) 231-2391
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
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Address: 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65216
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,080
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 30%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,903 (24% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $22,704
Out-of-state Tuition: $22,704
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $12,040

* 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
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 191
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Education 2
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
History 21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1221
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 7
Grand total 110415

* 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 $22,704
Out-of-state $22,704
Books and supplies $1,264

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,874
Out-of-state $7,874

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 300 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 284 85% $12,040
Student loan aid 185 55% $6,362

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 6,974 55% $5,375
Federal student loans 6,065 48% $7,735

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
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 12,080
Undergraduate enrollment 11,416
Graduate enrollment 664

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 Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Associate Degree Nursing Programs
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs

*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. 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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