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Columbia College Student Life

Columbia College is on a 33-acre campus in an urban setting in Columbia, Missouri, not far from St. Louis and Kansas City. Columbia College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

Columbia College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Columbia College has a thriving Honors Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Honors Student Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Columbia College include Computer Science Club, Mock Trial, Social Services Club and IMPACT.

Columbia College students' favorite campus traditions are Hey Day, Homecoming and Scooter's Holiday Hangout.

Columbia College Housing

Columbia College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Columbia College students live off campus. In 2021, 38% of undergrads at Columbia College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 62% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Columbia College. There are 533 spots available in on-campus housing for all 888 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 315 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Columbia College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Columbia College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Columbia College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Columbia College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Columbia College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Columbia College has building monitor patrols off-campus site.

Plan a Visit to Columbia College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Columbia College, take Interstate 70 to Columbia, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbia Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Missouri you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Columbia College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Columbia College Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

87%

In State

13%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

77%

6%

5%

5%

3%

2%

2%

0.23%

Undergraduate Students

888

Graduate Students

102

Non-Resident / International Students

54

Columbia College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

990

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

45%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,840

Out-of-State

$23,840

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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