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There's still time! Apply now to start classes Aug. 28.

There's still time! Apply now to start classes Aug. 28.

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Student-focused and tight-knit, CC is home to students across the nation.

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Classes are small, so your voice is heard, not just the lecturer's.

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How will I pay?

Don't be put off by the sticker price! there are tons of ways to pay for your education.

  • 160

    More than 160 years: That's how long we've been serving our students.

  • 70

    70% of Columbia College students receive federal grants to help pay for college.

  • 4.1

    $4.1 million: Amount of scholarships awarded by Columbia College each year.

Where can I take classes?

Take classes online or find evening classes near you.

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Though founded in Columbia, Missouri, Columbia College has since expanded to more than 35 locations around the country. With more than 15 locations on military bases, we excel at serving military members and veterans as well as civilians.

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What's going on in the CC community?

When can I start?

Next sessions begin:

Day classes in Columbia, Missouri begin:

August 28

All classes at the Day Campus take place over 16-week semesters.

Registration deadline:
August 30

Evening and online classes begin:

August 28

All evening and online class sessions last eight weeks.

Registration deadline:
August 30

Who will be teaching me?

Get to know...
Elizabeth Dennis
Adjunct Instructor of English, Kansas City, Missouri

Fun facts

  • Over 13 years of teaching experience, including teaching mythology
  • A voracious reader and avid cook
  • Has a second career as a paralegal in estate planning
Read about Elizabeth Dennis
Portrait of Elizabeth Dennis
“My favorite the enjoyment I feel when students come to my class apprehensive about writing and leave confident in their writing abilities and unique talents.”


Cougar Athletics

    In May 2017, three members of the women's track and field team earned spots in the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama.


    In 2017, the Cougar Softball team won the American Midwest Conference regular season and conference championships. Then they progressed to the NAIA Softball World Series!


    In its inaugural season, the Cougar baseball team earned a share of the regular season American Midwest Conference championship, finishing the season with a 34-17 record. 




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