|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)|
|Student to faculty ratio||33:1|
|Dormitory capacity||400 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
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.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Columbia College's tuition was $20,936 for all students regardless of residency (21.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 79% of Columbia College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 58% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,675 (which is 16.5% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbia College in 2016-2017, was 291, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,561 (which is 5.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Columbia College has enrolled a total of 16,413 students (6,481 students full-time and 9,932 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 16,413 students, 1,917 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 15,588 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 825 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 9,308 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 23%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 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|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||81%||768||256|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||44|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||2%||22||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||12||1|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||10|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||1%||6||2|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||1%||6||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||0%||3||1|
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 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 graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,500. Last year, out of the total 4,733 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,165 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,748 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,223 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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