600 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605-1996 312-369-7130
http://www.colum.edu/About_Columbia/ admissions@colum.edu
About Columbia College
  • Year of Foundation 1890
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,108
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 34%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,140
  • Room and Board $12,680
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 11,749
Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education. With over 120 years of deep experience teaching creative students to develop authentic voices and meaningful skills, Columbia graduates are fully prepared to launch sustainable careers in the visual, performing, media and communication arts. Our educational philosophy is rooted in the essential wedding of theory with practice. Our students are immersed in a creative learning environment designed to give them ample opportunity to test and perfect their art, craft or practice, while grounding them in a rigorous academic curriculum that provides broad context and the intellectual, analytical and creative capacity to succeed in their chosen fields.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Galilean Service, Student Leadership Forum, Steppin' Up To Leadership, Mom's Day, ODK Leadership Week, Ludy Bowl, Savory Award Presentation, Junior Ring Ceremony, Christmas Tree Lighting, Follies, Dad's Night, Spring Formal, Sister Weekend, Graduation Comm
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Beta Tau, Alpha Lambda Delta, Chi Beta Phi, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Marshals, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of the Purple Seal, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Delta Phi, Sigma Delta Phi, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Interfaith Council, Student Christian Association, Clubhouse Gang of Eau Claire, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Columbia College Catholics, Heavenly Creations Gospel Choir, Presbyterian Student Association, Wesley Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Students Association, Sister to Sista, NAACP, International Studies Association
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Distance to nearest train Columbia, SC (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Columbia, SC (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbia, SC (15), Charlotte, NC (90)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 47%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 11,833
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Books in Library 144,671
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 339
  • Library Facilities media center, electronic classroom, religious literature for children prior to 1859, Columbia College Archives
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance, other
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,836
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Center for Science and Technology, Leadership Center, Center for Engaged Learning.
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 23%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of South Carolina)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs South Carolina school districts, Blue Cross-Blue Shield of S.C., Colonial Life, National and local Banks (BB&T, Bank of America, etc...), Non-profit agencies (United Way, etc...), SC State Government
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis