Columbia College Chicago Overview
Columbia College Chicago is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Chicago, Illinois. The city atmosphere of Chicago makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Columbia College Chicago Known For?
- The highest award offered at Columbia is the master's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Columbia has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Columbia College Chicago?
Contact details for Columbia are given below.
|Address:||600 South Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605-1996|
How Do I Get Into Columbia?
You can apply to Columbia online at: www.colum.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Columbia
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Columbia?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.
Can I Afford Columbia College Chicago?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Columbia, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $7,956 a year. That adds up to $31,824 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Columbia is 9.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Columbia College Chicago Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 257 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,073 full-time undergraduates at Columbia, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbia College Chicago students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||775|
|Hispanic or Latino||991|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Columbia College Chicago. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.
At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 71 countries are represented at Columbia. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.
Online Learning at Columbia College Chicago
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Columbia has changed over the last few years.
Columbia College Chicago Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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