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Admissions checklist

  • Step 1:

    Complete the application and arrange for your high school or college transcripts (if applicable) to be sent to the Office of the Registrar at 1001 Rogers St., Columbia, MO 65216.

  • Step 2:

    Authenticate your identity in the campus office or online with your webcam.

  • Step 3:

    Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) with school code 002456.

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What's happening at Columbia College?

  • Crystal Lake CC 360 August Edition

    Special guest stops by for 4th of July parade By Debra Hartman, director, Columbia College of Missouri-Crystal Lake It was a perfect day for a parade in Crystal Lake! Columbia College’s mascot, Scooter the Cougar, joined staff, faculty, students, alumni and friends of the Crystal Lake location at the Independence Day parade, greeting thousands of…

  • Who wants to graduate faster?

    A Columbia College degree could change your life. The great news is that you can now complete your degree even faster, with six class sessions available each year.

  • Crystal Lake CC 360 March Edition

    Ignacio Arias Memorial Scholarship awarded  By Debra Hartman, regional director and director, Columbia College of Missouri-Crystal Lake The Crystal Lake campus is honored to name Kaitlin Carlin and Yazmin Aceves the 2016 recipients of the Ignacio Arias Memorial Scholarship. Kaitlin is studying business administration and Yazmin is studying psychology. Each was awarded the $1,000 scholarship,…

Contact us

Address: 446 N. Rte. 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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Phone: (815) 477-5440
Fax: (815) 477-5449

Office hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Early and late appointments available on request.

Student services

  • Career services

    The staff at the Grossnickle Career Services Center can help you make the most of your degree and career. They'll help you write a great resumé, perfect your interview skills and find a job. These services are free for life.

  • Local advising

    Whether you're starting a degree for the first time or transferring from another institution, your academic advisor will help you map out your degree courses to get you to graduation as efficiently as possible.

  • Military services

    The expert staff in the Ousley Family Veterans Service Center can help you access and manage your GI Bill benefits, and connect you with a range of support services to help you succeed at Columbia College.

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