N/A

Acceptance Rate

$12,040

Avg.Financial Aid

002456

FAFSA Code

About Columbia College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

12,080

Website

www.ccis.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Columbia College is a private not-for-profit institution and is headquartered at Columbia, Missouri. It was established in the year 1851 and has now served the student community for over 160 years. The small classes, experienced faculty, and top quality educational programs are what sets apart this coeducational liberal arts and sciences college.

The college was originally named as 'Christian Female College' and later in 1970, changed its name to Columbia College when it transitioned into a four-year coeducational institution. The college also holds a mutually beneficial Christian religious affiliation.

  • Total student population at the college is 16,413. This consists of 6,481 full-time students and 9,932 part-time enrollments.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 33:1.

  • College acceptance rate is 52%.

  • The college also has branches at San Diego, Denver, Orlando, Kansas City, Fort Drum, Fort Worth and Salt Lake City.

  • The total graduation rate of college is 31%.

  • College accreditation - The college is regionally accredited and recognized by the Higher Learning Commission.

Online Education at Columbia College

  • The college offers 57 online programs across 16 disciplines including Business Management, Education, Public Administration, Literature, History, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Political Science, Human Services, Interdisciplinary Studies, Arts, and Environmental Science programs.

  • The online program at the college offers flexible course timings and self-paced learning opportunities at affordable rates.

  • The online learning environment at the college is designed through a learning management system called 'Desire2Learn' (D2L).

  • Online students can take classes at their own pace but must meet weekly assignment deadlines and attend group discussions as per the timetable.


Reviews

  • The professors are generous and very keen to help the students. The people are very friendly and the whole campus has a welcoming feel to it. One feels a sense of belonging as soon as one enters the campus most probably due to the small class sizes and the friendly nature of the peers.

  • There are many intermediate steps that the professors are happy to take ensuring that each student submits the assignments and projects on time and also understands what is being taught.

  • The syllabus is exhaustive but the staff is extremely skilled at getting it through to the students. Every professor has a vested interest in the students’ success and is easy to approach and clarify doubts.

Location & Contact

Address

1001 Rogers Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8002312391
Fax: 5738757209
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

N/A

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,306

Average Annual Cost

$22,704

Books And Supplies

$1,264

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,808

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,576

Total One Year Cost

$36,352

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

25:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

37%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,517 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

500 Graduates

Human Services, General

444 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

390 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

379 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

263 Graduates

Psychology, General

222 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

172 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

94 Graduates

History

71 Graduates

Marketing

70 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

70 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

52 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

49 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

40 Graduates

Sociology

31 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

27 Graduates

International Business

22 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

18 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

Computer Science

15 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

13 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

7 Graduates

Public Administration

6 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

5 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

Fire Protection

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

11,416

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

39%

Part-time

61%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

3% Unknown

22% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

51%

Out Of State

49%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,191 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 44% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

44%

Undergrads in College Housing

39%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,674/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,134/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,134/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,181

$29,976

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$178 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,040

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,978

Students Receiving State Aid

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,774

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,580

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,405

$30K - $48K

$10,634

$48K - $75K

$11,789

$75K - $110K

$10,416

> $110K

$12,393

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,862,234

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,734,924

Financial assistance is provided to students by the college. The college provides financial support for payment of fees and meeting other educational expenses for students in need. These aids are provided in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs. The students who wish to avail these provisions are required to fill in the FAFSA form. Columbia College federal school code is 002456. The financial aids provided by the college are mentioned below. 

  • Federal Aids such as Pell Grant and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant are provided for the Undergraduate programs. Federal loans provided include Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized loans, and Direct PLUS loan. Federal work-study opportunity is also provided.

  • Institutional Aid is provided in the form of Dean’s Excellence Scholarship, Founder’s Achievement Scholarship, 1851 Collegiate Scholarship, and Trustee Recognition Scholarship.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program, Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program is provided as Military Aids.

  • State Aids include Access Missouri, Bright Flight Scholarship and Missouri Minority Teacher Scholarship.

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