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About Columbia College of Missouri-Fort Drum

Columbia College of Missouri-Fort Drum was established in 2006. The venue offers high-tech classrooms, qualified academic advisors and faculty and high-speed, online access to library resources.

The venue provides a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its degree offerings and eight-week course format. With a national network and a robust online program, the college offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners.

Students take a mix of in-seat and online classes.

Columbia College of Missouri-Fort Drum has an agreement with Jefferson Community College. This provides students a seamless transition from an associate degree through a bachelor’s degree at Columbia College.

Location history

Columbia College-Fort Drum was established in 2006 to serve military and working adults on Fort Drum and nearby Watertown, N.Y. 

Columbia College also operates a venue at Hancock Field in Syracuse, N.Y., about 70 miles south of Fort Drum. Syracuse-Hancock Field was established in 1975.

Community information

We know there's more to life than studying. When you're ready to take a break from the books, you'll find plenty of recreational, cultural and sports opportunities.

Columbia College-Fort Drum is located on the Fort Drum military installation near Watertown, New York. Fort Drum is home to the 10th Mountain Division and has been serving the North Country in New York since the 1800s. Today it plans and supports the mobilization and training of nearly 80,000 troops annually.

Watertown is located 30 miles south of Canada and 70 miles north of Syracuse, New York. It is the gateway to the scenic 1,000 Islands and the Adirondack Mountains. The city's location to the Black River and Lake Ontario make it a perfect location for boating, swimming, fishing and camping.


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