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No ----------. No book ----------. No surprises. Coming Fall 2018. Get details
Next session begins October 26
Fit a degree into your life with online classes, anytime, anywhere.
Take classes at night at one of our 30-plus locations across the nation. Take online classes anytime, anywhere. Or, mix and match in-seat and online classes to meet your needs. Flexible options put your degree within reach.
Don't forget to submit your FAFSA too!
Our undergraduate tuition is about half the national average for 4-year private schools. Use scholarships, financial aid and Truition® — no fees, no book costs — to help pay for a high-quality education.
Tuition cost per undergraduate credit hour
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Complete an application, and send your transcripts to the Office of the Registrar
Authenticate your identity in person or by talking a selfie.
Submit the FAFSA to get help paying. Use school code 002456.
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We admit students of all ages and at all stages in life. Applicants simply need to have completed high school or passed an equivalent exam.
If you’ve taken college courses in the past, transfer them to Columbia College to save time and money on your degree requirements. We also award academic credit for military service, professional licensure and other work experience.
Transfer college credit
Prior work experience
We work with companies and organizations across the country to provide exclusive benefits to employees and members. See whether you’re affiliated with a partner organization.
Our expert career advisors will help you polish your resume, practice interviewing and find internships and jobs. Career services are provided for free for life.
Our military and veterans services staff can help you transition to academic life. Get assistance with GI Bill®, MTA benefits or VA Certification.