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About Columbia College-Fort Stewart

Columbia College-Fort Stewart was established in 2002. The venue provides higher education to working adults and offers high-tech classrooms, qualified academic advisors and faculty and high-speed, online access to library resources.

The venue provides a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its degree offerings and eight-week course format. With a national network and a robust online program, the college offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners.

More than 1,200 students take a mix of in-seat and online classes here.

Columbia College-Fort Stewart has an agreement with Central Texas College. This provides students a seamless transition from an associate degree through a bachelor’s degree at Columbia College.

Location history

Columbia College-Fort Stewart was established in 2002 to serve the military population and their families on the base and surrounding communities. Today it continues to serve civilian and military adult learners in the area.

Columbia College-Fort Stewart is part of Columbia College's network of nationwide venues. The first extended venue was founded in St. Louis in 1973 after an Army education services officer was interested in providing courses to Army recruiters in the area.

Today, Columbia College has more than 30 venues, including one in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The online program at Columbia College also serves students in the Fort Stewart area.

Community information

We know there's more to life than studying. When you're ready to take a break from the books, you'll find plenty of recreational, cultural and sports opportunities.

Fort Stewart is the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi River and home of the 3d Infantry Division (Mech). Fort Stewart's nearest and largest neighbor is Hinesville. Hinesville is the county seat of historic Liberty County. Historical sites and tourist attractions include the "Old Jail" on Hinesville's Main Street built in 1882. Ties between Fort Stewart and Hinesville are close and friendly with soldiers taking an active part in civic organizations and projects in Hinesville. 


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