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Columbia College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Columbia College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Columbia College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Columbia College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

Columbia College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Columbia College?

Acceptance Rate

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.

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Columbia College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Columbia College it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbia College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Columbia College has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  87 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Columbia College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 234 undergraduates at Columbia College with 228 being full-time and 6 being part-time.

Columbia College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Columbia College scored 44.46 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  44.46 out of 100
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How Much Does Columbia College Cost?

The overall average net price of Columbia College is $10,336. 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

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, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $3,466 a year. That adds up to $13,864 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Columbia College is 7.6%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Columbia College Graduates Make?

Location of Columbia College

Located in Centreville, Virginia, Columbia College is a private for-profit institution. Columbia College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Columbia College

Contact details for Columbia College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5940 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville, VA 20121
Phone: 703-266-0508
Website: www.ccdc.edu

Columbia College Majors

Learn 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 37 students took at least one online class at Columbia College. This is an increase from the 22 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 37 23
2016-2017 22 17
2015-2016 0 0
2014-2015 0 0
2013-2014 0 0

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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