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Evening Campus Prospective Students

Adult students The Evening Campus at Columbia College makes it easy for hard-working adults to further their higher education at their own pace. Whether you are interested in working toward a degree or just taking a class or two to further your career, the Evening Campus at Columbia College offers versatility, affordability and convenience, along with a superior quality education from a highly experienced staff of industry experts.

At Columbia College, we've been helping working adults advance their lives through higher education since 1975. Our traditionally small classes offer our instructors the opportunity to provide individualized attention to students. In addition, you will be surrounded by other busy adults who have a strong desire to make the most out of the time they are in the classroom.

Gain a real advantage
When you invest in a college degree from Columbia College, you are making a significant investment in yourself and your family. Did you know an individual with a bachelor's degree on average earns twice as much as an individual with only a high school diploma? That's right. Over the course of a lifetime, a college graduate could earn as much as $1 million more than someone without a college degree.

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The Evening Campus at Columbia College is mid-Missouri's most comprehensive evening program for adults. We offer more evening classes and more majors than any other college or university in the area.

We also provide support services to help you achieve your educational goals, including access to Stafford Library in-person or through the Internet; individual assistance and tutors at no charge; access to e-mail and Internet; personal academic advising so you may finish your degree as soon as possible; plus a great student commons offering amenities such as a coffee shop, snack bar, book store and study lounges.

Columbia College Evening Campus At-A-Glance:

  • 24 academic programs, plus a teacher education program
  • More than 125 on-campus classes offered each eight-week session
  • More than 500 online classes and 20 online degrees
  • Small classes taught by experienced instructors
  • Eight-week classes meet two nights a week, once a week on Saturday or online
  • Five sessions offered each year starting in August, October, January, March and June
  • Competitive tuition
  • Start-and-stop degree program flexibility
  • Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association since 1918. Specialized accreditation in nursing and education.

Get started or continue your journey down the road of higher education today with the Evening Campus program at Columbia College! Whether you are interested in criminal justice, forensic science, nursing, or perhaps teaching certification, the Evening Campus at Columbia College has what you are looking for! We also offer degree opportunities in business administration, psychology, biology, English, history, humanities, sociology, American studies, computer sciences and interdisciplinary studies, as well as an official teacher education/certification program.

Learn more about the Evening Campus degree programs at Columbia College.