See our tuition rates and financial aid information at Columbia College

Financial aid helps you afford a private college education at Columbia College.


Online & evening

Columbia College Global classes

$ 375

Undergraduate rate
per credit hour

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Traditional campus

Main campus classes

Affordable rate
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Graduate classes

$ 490

Graduate rate
per credit hour

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Online & evening nursing classes

$ 375

per credit hour

$ 405

per credit hour

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Current service members, spouse, dependents and CC-affiliated installation employees

$ 250

per credit hour

$ 325

per credit hour

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Spouse & dependents of CC-affiliated installation employees


tuition discount off standard rate

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Financial aid, scholarships put a degree within reach

Scholarships & state-funded grants

Scholarships and grants may be available to help pay for college. These do not have to be repaid.

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Federal financial aid

Apply for grants and low-interest loans through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Use school code 002456.

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Calculate your costs

Learn more about the cost of attendance and use our net price calculator to estimate how much your education will cost.

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Your employer could save you even more

Columbia College partners with thousands of organizations all over the country. Additional discounts may be available.

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Manage your educational costs

Use military benefits

Apply GI Bill® benefits toward the cost of your education.

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Help your child understand costs

Parents play a key role in helping students understand financial aid options.

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Keep loans minimal

Loans can bridge the gap between aid and what you can afford. Be prepared to repay with interest.

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Manage aid after enrollment

Be sure to meet academic progress and deadlines to keep scholarships and aid.

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We partner with others to expand opportunities

Our business, healthcare and education partnerships mean more opportunities for working adults.

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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at .