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Freshmen Admission

A greater college experience starts here.

  1. Complete the application for admission
  2. Pay the $35 application fee (waived if you apply before January 1)
  3. Send your ACT or SAT Scores to Columbia College, using the following codes:
    ACT: 2276
    SAT: 6095
  4. Have your official high school* and college transcripts (if applicable) sent to the admissions office.
    *Transfer Students need only submit high school transcripts if they have fewer than 24 college credit hours.
  5. Submit your FAFSA
    To find out if you are eligible for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) at Use the Columbia College school code: 002456

Freshman admission requirement

Minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Plus one of the following:

  • A. Minimum ACT score of 21


  • B. Class ranking in the top 50-percent of graduating class
    12 completed units of approved college prep work, with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher (required if class rank is unavailable)

Contact us


Phone: (800) 231-2391, ext. 7352

Admissions office
1001 Rogers St.
Columbia, MO 65216

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