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About Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks was established in 1990 and moved to its current facility in 2005. The space offers large comfortable classrooms, a state-of-the-art science lab and high-tech computer labs. Students enjoy a large commons area with a small kitchen, computers and comfortable study chairs. Nursing students work in a medical skills lab complete with current hospital equipment.

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 900 students each year take a mix of in-seat and online classes here.

The Lake of the Ozarks venue has the unique ability to provide both a nursing degree and teacher education certification.

Location history

The Lake of the Ozarks venue was established in 1990. In 2004, a new 17,400-square-foot building was constructed, completed in spring 2005. 

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.

Lake Ozark holds a strong attraction for tourists with its lakes and pastoral setting.


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