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At a Glance

Liberal arts and sciences

Columbia College is a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college offering associate and bachelor's degrees as well as certificate programs on campus and online.


  • One of the most affordable private colleges in Salt Lake
    • $210 per credit hour for on-campus classes
    • $245 per credit hour for online classes
students in classroom


Nationwide, Columbia College serves nearly 25,000 students each year.

Campus amenities/location

  • Outstanding staff and faculty who are industry leaders in their field
  • Modern educational equipment in classrooms
  • Computer lab, large seminar room and student lounge
  • Internet access to the college's electronic library
  • Academic advising by appointment, phone, fax or e-mail
  • Text purchases by phone, fax or over the Internet through an external vendor
  • Convenient location with plenty of free parking
  • Easy access off of I-15 and 5300 South offramp.
  • Meeting rooms available for seminars
Come to the campus where everyone knows your name; you won't be a number here! You are served by Director Jewly Harris, Assistant Director Darrin Bartunek, Campus Admissions Manager Karen Shaeffer, Administrative Assistant and Test Proctor Pam Reynolds, and Academic Advisor Suzette Wilson!

College history


Columbia College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association and has been since 1918.


  • A faculty-to-student ratio of 1-to-16 at the Salt Lake campus fosters personal attention and interaction with the instructor and other adult students.
  • Instructors at Columbia College-Salt Lake are practicing professionals who have at least a master's degree in their field


  • Columbia College has more than 68,000 living alumni around the country and the world.