1,041
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,156
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbia College is a Comprehensive institution located in Columbia, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO  65216
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: admissions@ccis.edu
Phone: 573-875-7352
Fax: 573-875-7506

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,589
Applied
831
Accepted
1,041
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

965
Females Applied
519
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

624
Males Applied
312
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.43
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 535 615
SAT Math 530 660
ACT Composite 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

22,704
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Fees

7,808
Room & board
4,674
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

16,156
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,983
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,538
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,438
Avg. Loan Aid
8,988
Avg. Grant Aid
4,977
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,041
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.55%
Black or African American 4.8%
White or Caucasian 74.45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 1.44%
Two or more races 6.05%
Other 2.98%

Gender

Male (41.79%)
Female (58.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Hey Day, Homecoming/Family Day and Storm the Gate

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Club, Honor Student Association, Black Student Coalition, Pre-Healthcare Professionals and Commited and Serving Together

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
building monitor patrols off-campus site

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Faculty

135
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 74
Part-time - 61
Male - 64
Female - 71