Chicago, IL

Columbia College Chicago

www.colum.edu/ ⟶

Graduation Rate
40%
Tuition (In-State)
$31,026
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
6,646
Columbia College Chicago is an undergraduate and graduate institution whose principal commitment is to provide a comprehensive educational opportunity in the arts, communications, and public information within a context of enlightened liberal education. Columbia’s intent is to educate students who will communicate creatively and shape the public’s perceptions of issues and events and who will author the culture of their times. Columbia is an urban institution whose students reflect the economic, racial, cultural, and educational diversity of contemporary America. Columbia conducts education in close relationship to a vital urban reality and serves an important civic purpose by active engagement in the life and culture of the city of Chicago.

Costs and Financial Aid

$53,716
Tuition
$31,026
Room and Board
$18,000
Books and Supplies
$1,700
Other Expenses
$2,990

Gross Annual Cost

Estimated Annual Cost

$53,716
Gross Annual Cost
Out of pocket:
$24,611
Estimated Annual Cost
Estimated annual cost generated from the Department of Education. Actual costs may vary based on individual circumstances.
$53,716
Tuition
$31,026
Room and Board
$18,000
Books and Supplies
$1,700
Other Expenses
$2,990

Gross Annual Cost

Estimated Annual Cost

$53,716
Gross Annual Cost
Out of pocket:
$24,611
Estimated Annual Cost
Actual costs may vary based on individual circumstances.
$53,716
Tuition
$31,026
Room and Board
$18,000
Books and Supplies
$1,700
Other Expenses
$2,990

Gross Annual Cost

Estimated Annual Cost

$53,716
Gross Annual Cost
Out of pocket:
$24,611
Estimated Annual Cost
Actual costs may vary based on individual circumstances.
Federal Grants
51%
$5,738
State/Local Grants
35%
$5,040
Institutional Grants
98%
$13,293
Loans
61%
$7,301

Percent Receiving Aid and Average Aid Amount

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Acceptance Rate and Test Scores

95%

Acceptance Rate

Data not available

Applicants Submitting Test Scores

Data not available
0-0
SAT
Verbal
0-0
SAT
Math
0-0
ACT
Composite

Typical Test Scores of Admitted Students

Diversity and Demographics

6,646
Students
96% Undergrad
4% Graduate

Degree Type

95% Full-time
5% Part-time

Full-time vs Part-time Status

6,424
Undergrad
Students
60% Female
40% Male

Gender Ratio

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0%
Asian or Pacific Islander
3%
Black
17%
Hispanic
26%
White
44%
Unknown
1%
Non-resident
4%

Race and Ethnicity of Undergrad Students

Graduation Rate and Most Popular Majors

40%
4 years

Graduation Rate

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
209
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
111
Graphic Design
76
Photography
61
Fashion/Apparel Design
58

Most Popular Majors and Number of Graduates

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