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About Columbia College-Fort Worth

Columbia College-Fort Worth was established in 1975 at Naval Air station Dallas and relocated to NAS Fort Worth in 1997. The venue offers high-tech classrooms, qualified academic advisors and faculty and high-speed, online access to library resources. CLEP and DANTES testing facilities are available on-site.

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.

Nearly 500 students each year take a mix of in-seat and online classes here.

Location history

Columbia College-Fort Worth was originally founded at Naval Air Station Dallas in 1975. The venue began holding classes at NAS Fort Worth in 1992. The Columbia College office relocated to NAS Fort Worth in 1997.

Columbia College-Fort Worth is part of Columbia College's network of nationwide venues. The first extended venue was founded in St. Louis in 1973 after an Army education services officer was interested in providing courses to Army recruiters in the area.

Today, Columbia College has more than 30 venues, including one in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The online program at Columbia College also serves students in the Dallas/Fort Worth areas.

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.

For more information about community activities, visit the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce website.


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