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This page contains commonly used statistics and information about Columbia College. If you require statistics that are not listed on this page, please contact the Office of Institutional Research.

Alumni-living Worldwide: 83,692
Alumni-Worldwide: 91,235
Annual Day Students: 1017
Annual Evening Campus Enrollment: Over 2,034
Annual Graduate Student Enrollment: 1,420
Annual Nationwide Enrollments: 16,299
Annual Online Campus Enrollments: 5,562
Avg Class Size-Day: 9
Clubs count-Day: 51
Day-Average ACT: 23
Day-Average Age: 22
Day-Average GPA high school: 3.49
Day-Top 10 percent high school class: 52%
Default Rate for 2011: 13.3%
Degree Programs-Associates-All CC: 10
Degree Programs-Bachelors-All CC: 59
Degree Programs-Grad-All CC: 4
Degrees- Masters Main Campus: 81
Degrees-Bacc Day: 143
Enrollments First Session-Main Campus Graduate: 263
Enrollments-Day-First time First session: 205
Enrollments-First Session- All Full Time Students: 6,498
Enrollments-First Session- All Part Time Students: 9,939
Enrollments-First Session Day: 955
Enrollments-First Session UG Evening: 1,312
Enrollments-First Session-Masters Nationwide: 434
Enrollments-First Session-Masters Online: 206
Enrollments-First Session-UG Nationwide: 10,057
Enrollments-First Session-UG Online: 3,190
Enrollments-Freshmen-Day: 271
Faculty-Full Time: 73
Faculty-Full time highest degree: 55
FTE Faculty-All CC: 318
FTE Faculty-Day: 88
FTE Student-CC: 9,455
FTE Student-Day: 847
FTE-Employees CC: 978
FTE-Prior Academic Year-All CC Students: 10,967
FTE-Prior Academic Year-All Graduate: 537
FTE-Prior Academic Year-All Undergraduate: 10,428
Graduation Rate Day only-150 of time:


Graduation Rate for Bachelors Cohorts Day Students Only-150 of time:


Graduation Rate for Bachelors Cohorts-150 of time: 30%
Graduation Rate-150 of time: 31%
Library ebooks: 128,017
Number of Nationwide Campuses: 36
Number of States Operating in: 13
Online-count DE: 13,832
Online-One online class-CC: 19,411
Pass Rate-Education PRAXIS exam overall: 94%
Pass Rate-Nursing-Columbia Campus: 95.35%
Pass Rate-Nursing-Lake Campus: 100%
Pass Rate-Nursing-Missouri state rate: 85.5%
Pass Rate-Nursing-National rate: 84.57%
Placement Rate-Florida: 78%, 313 of 399 responses
Placement Rate-Georgia: 65%, 202 out of 312 responses
Placement Rate-New Mexico: 100%, 1 of 1 responses
Placement Rate-Wisconsin: 91%, 10 of 11 responses
Res Hall Count: 3
Res Hall-Apartment Count: 1
Res Hall-Percent Day Students: 40%
Res Halls beds count: 392
Retention Rate-All Bachelors Cohort: 57%
Retention Rate-Day Bachelors Cohort: 72%
SFR-Day: 12:1
Sports- Fall: Volleyball Mens and Womens Soccer and Mens and Womens Cross Country
Sports Offered: 14
Student Diversity-Consumer Information:

Columbia College has more than 3,000 students attending the Day and Evening programs, both located in Columbia, MO.  Through its networking of 36 Nationwide locations, as well as the main campus in Columbia, MO, and a robust Online Education, the college serves more than 22,000 students annually.  Student body diversity information can be found at Columbia College's Office of Institutional Research page.

Student Loan debt-average-entire college: $21,246


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