School Overview

Columbia College Chicago is a Private, 4 years college located in Chicago, Illinois. Columbia College Chicago ranked 39th in Illinois Colleges and 64th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 6,769 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Columbia College Chicago's acceptance rate is 96.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Columbia College Chicago is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address600 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1996
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Columbia College Chicago is 96.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 25.00%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

Columbia College Chicago's 2022 tuition & fees is $27,786 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $2,350.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$27,786
Graduate Tuition & Fees$2,350
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,769 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Columbia College Chicago has 6,542 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 227 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,769
Undergraduate Students6,542
Graduate Students227

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs71 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
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Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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