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Columbia College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $12,414 $13,034 $13,686 $14,576 6.5%
Books and supplies $700 $748 $772 $800 3.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,164 $5,320 $5,338 $5,898 10.5%
Other $1,300 $1,300 $7,120 $7,824 9.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,416 $7,416 $7,416 $7,516 1.3%
Other $1,300 $1,300 $7,120 $7,824 9.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,300 $1,300 $7,120 $7,824 9.9%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $19,578 $20,402 $26,916 $29,098 8.1%
Off Campus $21,830 $22,498 $28,994 $30,716 5.9%
Off Campus with Family $14,414 $15,082 $21,578 $23,200 7.5%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $35
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,137 404 733
Percent admitted 47% 42% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 32% 35% 32%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 15 9%
ACT 151 88%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 490 580
SAT Math 550 680
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 18 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1918 - 1/1/1919 Terminated
  1/1/1923 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 11/1/1995 -   Accredited