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Colleges / Columbia College

Columbia College

Columbia, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%
Acceptance Rate54%

About Columbia College

Columbia College is a private, religious college in the city of Columbia, Missouri. Columbia College was founded in 1851. The college currently enrolls around 955 students per year, including 853 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Columbia College

It is not difficult to get into Columbia College. Around 54% of applicants get into Columbia College each year. In 2022, 975 out of 1,816 total applicants were accepted.

Columbia College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Columbia College is locatedin the city of Columbia, Missouri, near the city of St. Louis and Kansas City.

If you want to see Columbia College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Columbia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Regional.

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College Info

1001 Rogers Street Columbia, MO 65216-0002

Campus Setting: Urban

Columbia College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Columbia College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Columbia College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1225


Math SAT Range

480 - 610


Reading SAT Range

485 - 668

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1225 and Above


1010 to 1225


1010 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Columbia College students is 1121. Applicants with SAT scores of 1225 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Columbia College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1225 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Columbia College.

Columbia College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbia College is like? There are approximately 955 students enrolled at Columbia College, including 853 undergraduate students and 102 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from MO and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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