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About Columbia College of Missouri-Hancock Field 

Columbia College of Missouri-Hancock Field was established in 1975. The venue, located on the Air National Guard base, offers seven high-tech classrooms, two computer labs, quiet study areas, a student lounge and convenient parking.

The Hancock Field venue provides a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its degree offerings and eight-week course format. As part of a network of venues across the country and a robust online program, the college offers convenient courses to civilians as well as military adult learners.

Campus history

Columbia College-Hancock Field was established in 1975 on the Hancock Air Force Base and later moved to the Air National Guard base in 1983. Today it continues to serve civilian and military adult learners in the area.

Columbia College-Hancock Field is part of Columbia College's network of nationwide campuses. The first extended campus 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, the Division of Adult Higher Education at Columbia College includes 30 campuses, including one in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. About half of Columbia College's nationwide campuses are on military bases. The Online Campus at Columbia College also serves students in the Hancock Field area.

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.

Syracuse is a small city that offers many cultural, social and sporting events. Special area attractions are salmon fishing, boating and cross-country and downhill skiing.


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