ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled
Saved to My Favorites. View My Favorites
Colleges / Columbia College - California

Columbia College - California

Sonora, CA 2-Year Public

CC Admissions

Columbia College is not competitive to get into.

Check in with Columbia College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Columbia College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Columbia College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist Yes

Columbia College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Columbia College.

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

Applying Early to Columbia College?

Columbia College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Columbia College Admissions

Is Columbia College Challenging To Get Into?

It is not competitive to get into CC. CC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, CC **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like CC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Columbia College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Columbia College

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

What Does Columbia College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Columbia College

Wondering what factors are considered by Columbia College 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
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Academic GPA Considered

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

Columbia College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Transcript of High School Record
Other Requirements orientation

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Columbia College?

Columbia College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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 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

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Columbia College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Columbia College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Columbia College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Columbia College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Columbia College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Columbia College?

✅ Columbia College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Columbia College?

❌ Columbia College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Columbia College?

Choose one of the options below to find out more about about Columbia College:


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

See what others are saying about Columbia College in the College Confidential forums

Explore other colleges in California or use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting into some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.

CC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



CC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CC is Continuous processing.

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

CC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting


Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Find Your Scholarship

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Search for Scholarship
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Need Advice or Have a Question About CC?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation