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Columbia College Hollywood

Columbia College Hollywood, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%

Columbia College Hollywood Admissions

Columbia College Hollywood is not difficult to get into. Around 57% of applicants get into Columbia College Hollywood each year. Last year, 196 students applied to Columbia College Hollywood and 111 were admitted.

If you want to apply to Columbia College Hollywood, the fee for the application is $50.

Columbia College Hollywood Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Columbia College Hollywood's admissions stats.

Columbia College Hollywood 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 8%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Columbia College Hollywood Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Columbia College Hollywood.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Columbia College Hollywood?

Columbia College Hollywood does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Columbia College Hollywood?

Columbia College Hollywood is a not difficult school to get into. Columbia College Hollywood evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Columbia College Hollywood accepted 57% of all applicants, about 111 from 196 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Columbia College Hollywood, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to cinema program is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to Columbia College Hollywood

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Columbia College Hollywood

Columbia College Hollywood has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Columbia College Hollywood Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Columbia College Hollywood

What does Columbia College Hollywood consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with Columbia College Hollywood for more information on admission factors.

Columbia College Hollywood Application Requirements

To apply to Columbia College Hollywood, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Columbia College Hollywood's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements portfolio
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Columbia College Hollywood?

Students admitted to Columbia College Hollywood have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 80% submitted a class rank. At Columbia College Hollywood 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 23% were in the top 25% and 44% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Columbia College Hollywood, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Columbia College Hollywood directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Columbia College Hollywood does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Columbia College Hollywood

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Columbia College Hollywood.

Transfer students can enroll in Columbia College Hollywood during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Columbia College Hollywood Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Columbia College Hollywood?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Columbia College Hollywood.

Does Columbia College Hollywood accept transfer credits?

✅ Columbia College Hollywood accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to Columbia College Hollywood?

✅ Columbia College Hollywood is not test optional.

What is Columbia College Hollywood's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Columbia College Hollywood is 57%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Columbia College Hollywood?

❌ Columbia College Hollywood does not offer early decision.

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Columbia College Hollywood Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Columbia College Hollywood? Columbia College Hollywood is a less selective institution. The Columbia College Hollywood acceptance rate is 57%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.


Columbia College Hollywood 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 Hollywood is Continuous processing.

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

Columbia College Hollywood SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Columbia College Hollywood GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Columbia College Hollywood, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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