Columbia Institute Overview

Columbia Institute is a Private, Less than 2 years school located in Silver Spring, MD. It offers 2 vocational programs. You can view detail program information at offered programs page.

Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at Columbia Institute is English Language and Literature . Its 2020 tuition and fees are $9,940 where the average tuition & fees of the English Language and Literature over all offered colleges is $8,739. The length of the program is 1200 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 15 months.
The following table shows the 3 largest career programs at Columbia Institute with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.

2020 Tuition & Fees For Largest Programs

2 Largest Career Programs at Columbia Institute
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1English Language and Literature $9,940$7201200 Contact Hours15 Months $8,739
2Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage $8,260$330600 Contact Hours7 Months $11,333

Important Statistics

Total 107 students are attending at Columbia Institute. The students to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 (10.00%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 2 (full-time) and 25 (part-time).
The graduation rate at Columbia Institute is 74% and transfer-out rate is 18%. The retention rate is 72% at the school.
Columbia Institute 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population107
Graduation Rate74%
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The 2020 tuition & fees at Columbia Institute is $9,940 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the cost. Columbia Institute offers the alternative tuition plans.
81% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,486 (exclude student loans).
Columbia Institute 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$9,940
Books & Supplies$720
Off-Campus Room & Board$19,380
Off-Campus Expenses$5,040
Average Financial Amount$4,486

Offered Degrees

Columbia Institute offers 2 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs.
Last year, 67 students have completed their career programs at Columbia Institute.
Offered Career Programs at Columbia Institute
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate1024
2 Years Certificate1143
Total2167

Vocational Programs and Completers

The vocational programs at Columbia Institute are offered both in online and on-site education. Total 67 students have completed their vocational/technical programs last year.
  • 24 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 43 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate1-2 Years Certificate
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 24 completers
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage24
Total24
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
English Language And Literature 0 completers
Total43

Student Population by Gender and Race

For academic year 2019-2020, total 107 students have enrolled into Columbia Institute. By gender, 36 male and 71 female students are attending Columbia Institute
There are 29 White (27.10%), 5 Black/African American (4.67%), 15 Hispanic (14.02%), 41 Asian (38.32%), and 32 students with other races. 17 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and race/ethnicity at Columbia Institute.
TotalMaleFemale
Total1073671
American Indian/Native American000
Asian411328
Black/African American532
Hispanic15411
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White29920
Two More000
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien17710

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