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Columbia College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Columbia College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Columbia College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

Columbia College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Columbia College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Columbia College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Columbia College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Columbia College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbia College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 87% 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.

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 160 undergraduates at Columbia College with 154 being full-time and 6 being part-time.

Columbia College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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

Columbia College is a private for-profit institution situated in Centreville, Virginia. The suburban atmosphere of Centreville makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

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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