Columbia College Data & Information Overview
- Admission and Acceptance
- Retention and Graduation Rates
- Student Debt
- Average Earnings
- Online Learning
How Well Is Columbia College Ranked?
Columbia College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.
Is It Hard to Get Into Columbia College?
If you are worried about getting into Columbia College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.
Columbia College Faculty
Student to Faculty Ratio
The student to faculty ratio at Columbia College is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.
Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbia College
Freshmen Retention Rate
The freshmen retention rate of 90% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Columbia College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
Columbia College Undergraduate Student Diversity
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 185 undergraduates at Columbia College with 179 being full-time and 6 being part-time.
How Much Does Columbia College Cost?overall average net price of Columbia College is $9,478. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Columbia College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Columbia College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $3,510 a year. That adds up to $14,040 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Columbia College is 8.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
How Much Money Do Columbia College Graduates Make?
Location of Columbia College
Contact details for Columbia College are given below.
|Address:||5940 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville, VA 20121|
Columbia College MajorsLearn more about the majors offered at Columbia College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online Learning at Columbia College
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 185 students took at least one online class at Columbia College. This is an increase from the 79 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Notes and References
*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.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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