Tuition & Fees

$20,936

$20,936

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
8%
500-599
31%
400-499
38%
200-299
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
62%
400-499
14%
300-399
8%
30-36
14%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
42%
18-23
40%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
39%
18-23
52%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 801
Declined + 779
Total Received 1,580
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Private (nonprofit)

936

undergraduate students

157

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Biology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 6095
ACT 2276

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School Facts

Columbia College is a private, not-for-profit liberal arts and sciences college. Founded in 1851 as a woman's college, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 33-acre campus is located in Columbia, MO.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,093
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Columbia, MO

33-acre campus in Columbia (population: 116,906), 125 miles from both Kansas City and St. Louis; 35 branch campuses nationwide. Served by air and bus; major airports serve Kansas City and St. Louis; regional airport serves Columbia area (14 miles); train serves Jefferson City (30 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Columbia College
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
8%
500-599
31%
400-499
38%
200-299
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
62%
400-499
14%
300-399
8%
30-36
14%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
42%
18-23
40%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
39%
18-23
52%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1 (priority deadline)
August 12
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 801
Declined + 779
Total Received 1,580

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Stephanie Johnson
Director of Admissions
P: 800 231-2391, extension 7352
F: 573 875-7506
admissions@ccis.edu

Cost

Tuition $20,936
Room $4,008
Board $2,294
Books & supplies $1,164
Total $28,402
Average Financial Aid - $17,042
Total with Avg. Aid $11,360

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,042

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,184,707
State $345,300
Institutional $332,227
Other external $0
Total $1,862,234

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $28,500
Institutional $4,225,523
Other external $112,939
Total $4,366,962

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, American Midwest Conference
Mascot
Cougar
School colors
navy and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art
Arts
Biology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Drawing/Painting
Educational Leadership
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
Fire Service Administration
Forensic Science
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
History
Human Resource Management
Human Services
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Nursing
Painting/Drawing
Philosophy
Photography
Political Science
Pre-Engineering
Printmaking
Psychology
Public Relations/Advertising
Sociology
Speech Communication
Sports Management
Teaching
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Undergraduate

86%

936
students

Female
59%
549

Male
41%
387

Graduate

14%

157
students

Female
66%
104

Male
34%
53

undergraduateFull-time

85%

804
students

Female
59%
468

Male
41%
336

undergraduatePart-time

15%

132
students

Female
62%
81

Male
38%
51

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 12

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Ukraine
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kathy Trabue
International Admissions manager
573 875-7736
ktradue@ccis.edu

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