Columbia College Overview
Located in Columbia, Missouri, Columbia College is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Columbia makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Columbia College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Columbia College Missouri is the master's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Columbia College 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.
Columbia College Missouri has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Columbia College Missouri.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Columbia College Missouri has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Columbia College?
Contact details for Columbia College Missouri are given below.
|Address:||1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65216|
How Do I Get Into Columbia College Missouri?
You can apply to Columbia College Missouri online at: columbiacollegeapp.force.com/onlineapp/
Can I Afford Columbia College?
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 College Missouri, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $6,563 a year. That adds up to $26,252 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Columbia College Missouri is 11.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Columbia College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 486 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,162 full-time undergraduates at Columbia College Missouri, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbia College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||579|
|Hispanic or Latino||280|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Columbia College. At this time, 37 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 41 countries are represented at Columbia College Missouri. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Japan.
Online Learning at Columbia College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Columbia College Missouri has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Columbia College Missouri Rankings
The following table shows how Columbia College Missouri is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
Online Growth Rankings of Columbia College Missouri
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Columbia College was -13.2%. This is the #891 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Columbia College Missouri regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Columbia College Missouri majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||10%|
|Health & Physical Education||42%|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||42%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Columbia College Missouri ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Columbia College Missouri.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Natural Resources Conservation||#51|
|Political Science & Government||#64|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||#73|
|General English Literature||#114|
|Health & Physical Education||#132|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#135|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#141|
|English Language & Literature||#188|
|Management Information Systems||#205|
|Finance & Financial Management||#212|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#367|
|Human Resource Management||#370|
|Computer Information Systems||#390|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Columbia College 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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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