Tuition & Fees

$23,498

$23,498

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
45%
500-599
30%
400-499
25%
700-800
10%
600-699
25%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
30-36
18%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
10%
30-36
5%
24-29
51%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
49%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 870
Declined + 926
Total Received 1,796
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Private (nonprofit)

1,023

undergraduate students

129

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Criminal Justice
  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 1,152
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work 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
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
44%
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
25%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
45%
500-599
30%
400-499
25%
700-800
10%
600-699
25%
500-599
45%
400-499
20%
30-36
18%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
10%
30-36
5%
24-29
51%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
40%
18-23
49%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

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

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 870
Declined + 926
Total Received 1,796

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

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

$16,589

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,498
Room $4,900
Board $3,500
Books & supplies $1,272
Total $33,170
Average Financial Aid - $16,589
Total with Avg. Aid $16,581

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,773,647
State $326,500
Institutional $574,876
Other external
Total $2,675,023

Non-need-based

Federal
State $54,000
Institutional $4,539,183
Other external $141,741
Total $4,734,924

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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, dodgeball, flag football, Frisbee golf, homerun derby, indoor soccer, kickball, miniature golf, softball, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Bob Burchard (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Cindy Potter (women's)
Associate 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
Biology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Drawing/Painting
Educational Leadership
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Finance
Forensic Science
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
History
Human Resource Management
Human Services
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Painting/Drawing
Philosophy
Photography
Political Science
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Nursing Science
Printmaking
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations/Advertising
Sociology
Sports Management
Teaching
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Business Administration

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

1,152

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

1,023
students

Female
56%
576

Male
44%
447

11%

129
students

Female
66%
85

Male
34%
44

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

865
students

Female
55%
474

Male
45%
391

16%

158
students

Female
65%
102

Male
35%
56

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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
4%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

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

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 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
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rex Cone
International Admissions Recruiter
573 875-7586
racone@ccis.edu

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