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Strengthen your workforce by providing your employees with educational opportunities. Offering higher education benefits increases employee skill level and productivity, and is an effective way to reduce employee turnover.

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Partnered employees or members, including their spouses & dependents under 25 are eligible to take advantage of our partnership benefits. Students at the Columbia, MO daytime campus are not eligible. 

Flexible class options

Take online, virtual, or evening classes at one of our 30+ nationwide locations designed to fit around your work schedule. We offer six 8-week sessions a year.

Transfer credits

If you’ve taken classes from an accredited college in the past, or served in the military you may be able to transfer that credit here. We award up to 90 hours of transfer credits.

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Apply for admission to take the first step toward earning an accredited degree or certificate.

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Transfer what you already know.

Apply what you already know toward a degree or certificate. You can receive credit for CLEP tests, courses you’ve completed at other regionally accredited colleges and military training. This saves you time and money on your degree.

We’ll provide an unofficial review of your transcripts before you apply, so you’ll know exactly what you need to finish your program.

We offer eight-week classes that start six times a year, providing a quick and flexible path to your degree or certificate. Classes are offered online or in seat at more than 30 locations nationwide.

Save thousands on tuition

$ 318.75

Standard partnership undergraduate rate
per credit hour

$ 416.50

Standard partnership graduate rate
per credit hour

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Federal aid

The federal government provides money for college . You may apply for Pell Grants, which are awarded based on financial need and do not have to be repaid. Or, apply for low-interest federal loans.

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Private aid

Employers, organizations and businesses offer scholarships to pay for college. These do not have to be repaid. Search our Scholarship Finder to determine what may be available in your area.

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No Fees

At Columbia College, you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost. No fees. No book costs. No surprises.