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Columbia College Chicago

School of Graduate Studies

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Columbia College Chicago / School of Graduate Studies is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts Management (MAM)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 149
Other Advanced Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

584
Applied
370
Accepted
147
Enrolled
63%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Work sample (for some programs), resume, self-assessment essay, letters of recommendation, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

285
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 13.33%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.75%
Unknown 3.86%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL  60605-1996
United States
Contact Dr. Stanley Wearden
Senior Vice President/Provost for Academic Affairs
Email: swearden@colum.edu
Phone: 312-369-7495
Fax: 312-369-8466