Columbia College: Review & Facts

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Columbia College is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 14,760 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1851 and is one of the 6 schools located in Columbia, Missouri.

Columbia College is affiliated with Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
Columbia College will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Columbia College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Criminal Justice, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
49%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Columbia College student retention rate is very low at 49% (way below Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
32 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Columbia College is low: 43%. Roughly 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbia College is quite disappointing, 32:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,000
Low
Average tuition prices are low - about $7,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Columbia College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
According to recent data, 1,137 applications were submitted and 536 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Columbia College is $35.00. The graduate application fee is $55.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Columbia College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (573) 875-8700 or check Columbia College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Medium
Columbia College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbia College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Columbia College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $4,000 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Columbia College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Columbia College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbia College Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbia College, 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216, USA
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