|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,400 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Columbia College Chicago is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,324 applications and 7,330 students were granted admission. Columbia College Chicago is at the #86 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Columbia College Chicago's tuition was $24,590 for all students regardless of residency (8.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of Columbia College Chicago's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,459 (which is 1.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbia College Chicago in 2016-2017, was 1,212, which is 69% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,679 (which is 3.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Columbia College Chicago has enrolled a total of 8,120 students (7,365 students full-time and 755 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,120 students, 678 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 7,809 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 311 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 14%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Columbia College Chicago.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|
|Visual And Performing Arts||40%||2,418|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||9%||537|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||330|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||4%||272|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||267|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||100|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||1%||40|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||0%||24|
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 Chicago full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Columbia College Chicago graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,900. Last year, out of the total 4,913 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,471 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,208 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,619 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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