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About Columbia College-St. Louis

Columbia College-St. Louis is the college's oldest nationwide venue, established in 1973. Located on Woodson Road, it offers 15 classrooms, two computer labs available day and evening, and a student research lab. The venue also has a student lounge and dining area, wireless access and 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.

Students at Columbia College-St. Louis take a mix of in-seat and online classes.

Location history

The St. Louis location was the first extended venue for Columbia College. It was established in 1973 at the Army Reserve Personnel Center, then moved to its current location on Woodson Road. Today, it continues to serve civilian and military adult learners in the St. Louis 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.

With more than 2.8 million people in the greater area, St. Louis, is the 18th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

St. Louis is home to 20 Fortune 1000 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Emerson Electric, Boeing and Monsanto.

Recreation opportunities abound with sites such as Union Station, the former St. Louis train terminal featuring hotel and specialty shops. St. Louis is home to Cardinals baseball and Blues hockey teams. Enjoy the Gateway Arch, the Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, and Missouri History Museum. There are also cultural venues including The Saint Louis Symphony and Fox Theater.

Columbia College-St. Louis is easily accessible from major highways. The venue is one minute from Lambert St. Louis International Airport and MetroLink light rail linking downtown, Clayton, Shrewsbury and Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

For more information about community activities, visit the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce website.


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