Columbia College is a leader in higher education

We've been helping students advance their lives since 1851.

Columbia College is a leader in higher education. We serve students on our residential campus, online and at more than 25 educational venues across the country. Named one of the best online schools in the country, our programs equip learners of all ages with the skills needed to succeed in the workforce of today and tomorrow.  

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We have a legacy of Innovation

We've been on the forefront of innovation since we were founded in 1851.

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We celebrate Diversity

Columbia College is committed to ensuring every student is safe, valued and celebrated.

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We receive National recognition

Our dedication to student success gets recognized on national rankings and reports.

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We partner with others to expand opportunities

Our business, healthcare and education partnerships mean more opportunities for working adults.

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We've been accredited for 100+ years

We're here to help as you navigate your classes, degree program and career options. We constantly assess our programs and policies to ensure we meet the needs of today's learners.