Columbia College

Columbia, MO

Columbia College

Columbia, MO

Tuition & Fees

$24,320

$24,320

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
32%
400-499
31%
300-399
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
30-36
16%
24-29
24%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,054
Declined + 1,336
Total Received 2,390
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Private (nonprofit)

1,010

undergraduate students

109

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. General Studies
  3. Human Services
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Codes

SAT 6095
ACT 2276

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Location

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 1,119
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Columbia, MO

33-acre campus in Columbia (population: 121,717), 145 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
32%
400-499
31%
300-399
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
30-36
16%
24-29
24%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
48%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
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

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,054
Declined + 1,336
Total Received 2,390

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Stephanie Johnson
Associate Vice President, Recruiting & Admissions
P: 800 231-2391, extension 7352
F: 573 875-7506
admissions@ccis.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,846.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,320
Room $5,100
Board $3,400
Books & supplies $1,238
Total $34,058
Average Financial Aid - $16,846
Total with Avg. Aid $17,212

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,863,238
State $400,320
Institutional $536,271
Other external
Total $2,799,829

Non-need-based

Federal
State $60,000
Institutional $4,609,397
Other external $202,159
Total $4,871,556

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 231-2391, extension 7390
F: 573 875-7452
financialaid@ccis.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Colleen Brown
Director of Financial Aid
ctbrown@ccis.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, pickleball, soccer, kickball, softball, table tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand) Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

James Arnold (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Cybersecurity
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
Forensic Science
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
Health Sciences
Health Services
History
Human Resource Management
Human Services
Innovation/Entrepreneurship
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Painting/Drawing
Philosophy
Photography
Political Science
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Nursing Science
Printmaking
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
Sports Management
Teaching
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. General Studies
  3. Human Services

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,119

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

1,010
students

Female
62%
626

Male
38%
384

10%

109
students

Female
70%
76

Male
30%
33

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

795
students

Female
60%
476

Male
40%
319

22%

215
students

Female
70%
150

Male
30%
65

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

29%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • 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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Germany
South Korea
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kathy Trabue
Director of Recruiting and Enrollment Day Program
573 875-7736
ktrabue@ccis.edu

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