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Compare Columbia College Chicago’s Scorecard to Other Colleges

Check out Columbia’s national, regional, and state rankings below. Is the value, educational quality, and diversity up to your standards?

Value for your Money
NationwidePoorF-1,431 of 1,472
Region (Great Lakes)GoodB-223 of 562
State (Illinois)PoorF-50 of 52
Student Body Caliber
Admissions Selectivity90.2%C+1,540 of 3,678
Average Combined Old SAT Score (Math & Reading)N/AN/AN/A
Average Combined New SAT ScoreN/AN/AN/A
Educational Resources
Student to Faculty Ratio13 : 1B-1,368 of 3,794
Percentage of Full-Time Teachers29.7%D 2,917 of 4,040
Average Faculty Compensation$7,252C+1,018 of 2,371
Expenditures per Student$11,994B 736 of 2,572
Degree Completion
Freshman Retention Rate68.0%C 1,799 of 3,392
Graduation Rate49.9%C 1,563 of 3,271
Graduation Rate BoostAs ExpectedC-1,187 of 2,108
Post Graduation Earnings
Average Following Graduation
Boost Following Graduation
Average Mid-Career
Boost Mid-Career
Student Loan Default Rate
Ethnic DiversityBestA-626 of 3,732
Male to Female DiversityGoodB+1,259 of 3,732
Geographic DiversityBestA-238 of 3,452

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