Columbia College Sonora: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Columbia College Sonora is a small two-year, public school with 2,425 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1964 and is the only college located in Sonora, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Fair
Columbia College Sonora will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Columbia College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Firefighting, Medical Assistant, Automotive and Mechanic, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
57%
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Columbia College Sonora student retention rate is low at 57% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Columbia College Sonora is low: 30%. Approximately 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbia College is decent - 17:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,400
Low
Average tuition charges are low, around $6,300 a year. The additional fees at Columbia College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $100; this makes it a total of $6,400 a year.

Read the details about Columbia College Sonora 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Columbia College Sonora and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (209) 588-5100 or check Columbia College Sonora Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Columbia College Sonora offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbia College Sonora, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Columbia College Sonora.

Based on the college crime numbers, Columbia College Sonora appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbia College Sonora Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbia College Sonora, 11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370, USA
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