Course materials are available online 24/7 giving you the flexibility to work when it’s convenient for you.
Take eight-week courses during our six-session academic year to earn a degree online at an accelerated rate.
Columbia College is regionally accredited. Your online degree will be respected in the workplace regardless of class format.
A community 20,000 strong—join us
With 20,000 students across the country and globe and a network of alumni that exceeds 97,000, you’ll be in good company at Columbia College.
As a Columbia College Cougar, you can be proud knowing our traditional campus has stood for more than 165 years and employers know and respect our accounting program, housed in the Robert W Plaster School of Business.
Columbia College is committed to you—from application to graduation and beyond with lifelong career support.
Transfer with ease
We make it easy to transfer previous college work, offering a preliminary review of credit you may have earned. And we accept up to 90 credit hours!
Admission made simple
Applying should be the easiest part of college. Just follow these steps.
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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.
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.
At Columbia College, you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost. No fees. No book costs. No surprises.