Applicants must inform the college of every institution of higher learning attended regardless of whether academic credit was earned.
Wanting to request transcripts? Learn more on the request transcripts page.
Contact the Office of the Registrar or equivalent office at the college(s) you attended to request transcripts be mailed directly to Columbia College:
Office of the Registrar
1001 Rogers St.
Columbia, MO 65216
Transcripts are considered official if they are marked as such and sent directly from the institution attended to the Columbia College Office of the Registrar.
A transcript marked official and hand delivered in a sealed envelope from the institution's will also be considered official.
Transcripts marked "unofficial" or "student copy" and faxed transcripts are not considered official.
Columbia College accepts electronic transcripts from:
- Credentials Solutions External link
- Joint Services Transcripts External link
- National Student Clearinghouse External link
- Parchment External link
If you take an electronic CLEP Exam, use School Code 6095 to have your CLEP Score Report External link electronically submitted to the Office of the Registrar.
If your previous college or high school has closed or lost records in a fire or other catastrophe, contact the school’s state Department of Education. If records are no longer available, ask the state record keeper to mail a letter explaining the situation to the Office of the Registrar at the above address.
Some colleges will not release transcripts until account balances are paid. We do not make exceptions to our transcript requirements in this case.
Students who served or are serving in the military must also submit all military documentation and civilian training certificates.