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About Columbia College-Springfield

Columbia College-Springfield was established in 1996 and moved to its current location in late 2011. The space which offers high-tech classrooms, a computer labs, proctoring room and a student lounge outside staff offices. The venue also offers convenient free parking.

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

The Springfield venue has an articulation agreement with Ozarks Technical Community College. This provides students a seamless transition from an associate degree at OTCC to a bachelor’s degree at Columbia College. Associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees are available through a mix of online and classroom options.

Location history

Originally established in 1996, Columbia College-Springfield first began as an extension of the Marshfield venue. It became an addition to the college's extended venues in 2000 and today continues to serve civilian and military learners in Christian, Greene, Stone and Taney counties.

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.

Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks, Springfield is home to some 420,000 residents. Education is the cornerstone at all levels in the community. Springfield also offers many options for cultural, recreational, shopping and dining activities.


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