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A visit is worth a thousand words...

You and your family are invited to visit our campus to find out what being a Columbia College student is really like. Walk the campus, talk with faculty and alumni, meet fellow students and then decide if Columbia College is right for you.

When to visit

  • Year-Round Campus Visits

    It’s always a great time to visit campus! Campus visit are offered weekdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., with a late tour time offered at 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursday. Campus visits last two hours and include a one hour tour of campus with a Student Ambassador, a meeting with your Admissions Counselor, and a meeting with a faculty member in your desired major (based on faculty availability).

  • Cougar Days

    You may also choose to visit during Cougar Days. On these special event days, prospective students have the opportunity to stay overnight in the residence halls while they meet other new students and enjoy an evening of fun activities on campus. Families re-join their students the next day to participate in campus tours, short informational sessions, a delicious lunch, and interact with faculty. It's a wonderful way to meet other students who are interested in Columbia College!

  • Group Visits

    Schools, teachers, and guidance counselors can also schedule a campus visit for groups of 10 or more students. Groups will take a one hour tour of campus, learn more about Columbia College, speak to an Admissions Counselor, and receive a gift from the Admissions Office. Schedule a Group Visit to campus today!

Contact us

To schedule your campus visit or learn more about our upcoming events, please contact the Admissions Office at or 573-875-7352. If you require any special accommodations during your visit, please let us know.

The Admissions staff looks forward to seeing you at Columbia College and wishes you the best during your college search!

Schedule a visit

Other programs

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