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About Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal

Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal was established in 1975. The venue provides higher education to military and their families. The venue offers high-tech classrooms, qualified academic advisors and faculty and high-speed, online access to library resources.

Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal provides a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its degree offerings and eight-week course format. As part of a network of venues across the country and a robust online program, the college offers convenient courses to civilians as well as military adult learners.

More than 400 students each year take a mix of in-seat and online classes.

Campus history

Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal was established in 1975 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-Redstone Arsenal is part of Columbia College's network of nationwide campuses. The first extended campus 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, the Division of Adult Higher Education at Columbia College includes 30 campuses, including one in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. About half of Columbia College's nationwide campuses are on military bases. The Online Campus at Columbia College also serves students in the Redstone Arsenal 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.

Huntsville, Alabama, is a large metropolitan area with many options for cultural, recreational, shopping and dining activities.

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