Columbia College-Chicago


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600 South Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60605-1996

(312) 663-1600 


Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $21,730 $20,644 $19,610
In State $21,730 $20,644 $19,610
Out of State $21,730 $20,644 $19,610
Books and Supplies $1,600 $1,500 $3,074
On Campus      
Room and Board $11,920 $13,039 $12,680
Other Expenses $3,640 $3,100 $3,440
Off Campus      
Room and Board $11,920 $10,000 $12,680
Other Expenses $3,640 $4,400 $3,440
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $3,640 $4,400 $3,440

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
40.0% $4,275
State/Local Grant
25.0% $3,998
Institutional Grants
43.0% $6,792
Loans 73.0% $6,948
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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Dominique W. on 9/3/2010 12:20:32 PM

What do i need on the ACT to get into Columbia?