Columbia College-Hollywood
Tarzana, CA 91356-1411


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Non Traditional
Total enrollment 367
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 300 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Columbia College-Hollywood is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 465 applications and 252 students were granted admission. Columbia College-Hollywood is at the #52 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 70% of Columbia College-Hollywood's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,354 (which is 1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbia College-Hollywood in 2016-2017, was 50, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,718 (which is 14% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Columbia College-Hollywood has enrolled a total of 367 students (334 students full-time and 33 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 367 students, 37 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 58% men and 42% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 45%

Hispanic: 19%

Black/African American: 12%

Two or more races: 8%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Asian: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Columbia College-Hollywood.

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 97% 212

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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-Hollywood full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Columbia College-Hollywood graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,600. Last year, out of the total 165 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 165 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 93 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 93 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,600 $31,700
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 165 93

Campus Location

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