Columbia Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Columbia. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Columbia Disability Services.
Columbia for the Military
While not a "service academy", Columbia does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Columbia Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Columbia for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Columbia College Chicago
Columbia offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Columbia College Chicago
There were 6,568 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 6,073 (92.5%). Part-time attendance was 495 (7.5%).
Columbia College Chicago is Ranked #145 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Columbia receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Columbia #145 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Columbia College Chicago Athletics
We wanted to tell you about student athletes at Columbia, but that information was not available.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Columbia College Chicago Athletics