Columbia College

Is Columbia College Missouri a Good School for the Money?

Columbia College Value Report

Is Columbia College Missouri worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Columbia College Missouri value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within Missouri, Columbia College Missouri is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average Missouri Value
Below Average Missouri Quality

Columbia College is ranked #35 out of #46 in Missouri for quality and #29 out of #41 for Missouri value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  29 out of 41
Great Value
State Value Score  29.27 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Columbia College Missouri financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality

Columbia College is ranked #592 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Columbia College is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  592 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  59.78 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Louisiana College $81,563 B
Columbia College $88,708 C+
Jackson State University $91,313 C+
University of Maine at Fort Kent $95,385 C
Georgia Southwestern State University $106,537 D
Eastern Nazarene College $124,109 F
Midway University $132,139 F
Texas Southern University $138,206 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $88,708 for a Columbia College Missouri Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Columbia College Missouri will cost you about $88,708. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $22,012 and a typical 4.03 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $22,012
Average Years to Graduate 4.03
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $88,708

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Columbia College Missouri net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Columbia College Missouri cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$78,960 In-State With Aid
$100,621 Avg Cost No Aid
4.03 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Columbia College Missouri value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $100,621 #419 B
All Students $88,708 #592 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $78,960 #594 C+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $100,621 #17 C+
All Students $88,708 #29 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $78,960 #29 D

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Missouri.

About 90% of Columbia College Missouri students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Columbia College Missouri financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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