Columbia College
Centreville, VA 20121

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Continuous
Total enrollment 162
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Columbia College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$100
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Columbia College calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $9,280 (51.1% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

$9,901
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$9,280
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
$9,280
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 74% of Columbia College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 74% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,836 (which is 13% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbia College in 2016-2017, was 6, which is 4% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,172 (which is 57.9% below the national average.)

$3,836
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$3,172
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
74%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Columbia College has enrolled a total of 162 students (152 students full-time and 10 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 162 students, 6 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

162
Total Enrollment
6
Transfers

Student Diversity

Asian: 46%

White: 17%

Hispanic: 17%

Non-resident alien: 11%

Black/African American: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Columbia College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
English Language And Literature/letters 60% 152
Personal And Culinary Services 8% 21
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

65%
Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Columbia College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
31%
Dropout rate
3%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

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