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Columbia College Hollywood Overview

Columbia College Hollywood is a private not-for-profit institution located in Tarzana, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Columbia College Hollywood Known For?

177 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Columbia College Hollywood.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 16% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average Columbia College Hollywood student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Columbia College Hollywood Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Columbia College Hollywood.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#24 Most Popular Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Columbia College Hollywood has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Film/Cinema/Media Studies Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#3 Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#6 Best Visual & Performing Arts Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#22 Best Visual & Performing Arts Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Columbia College Hollywood?


Contact details for Columbia College Hollywood are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 18618 Oxnard St, Tarzana, CA 91356-1411
Phone: 818-345-8414

How Do I Get Into Columbia College Hollywood?

You can apply to Columbia College Hollywood online at:

Columbia College Hollywood has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Columbia College Hollywood?

77% Take Out Loans
15.9% Loan Default Rate

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 College Hollywood, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $3,634 a year. That adds up to $14,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Columbia College Hollywood is 15.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Columbia College Hollywood Undergraduate Student Diversity

646 Full-Time Undergraduates
40% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 760 undergraduate students at Columbia College Hollywood, with 646 being full-time and 114 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 646 full-time undergraduates at Columbia College Hollywood, 60% are male and 40% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbia College Hollywood students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 32
Black or African American 118
Hispanic or Latino 150
White 246
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 79

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Columbia College Hollywood. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Columbia College Hollywood

760 Took All Classes Online
760 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2019-2020, 760 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Columbia College Hollywood has changed over the last few years.


Columbia College Hollywood Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 63 114 177
TOTAL 63 114 177


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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