Columbia College Chicago

country rank  352
world rank  1022

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University Overview

Established in 1890, Columbia College Chicago is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Columbia College Chicago is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Columbia College Chicago offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1890
Motto Esse Quam Videri
To be, rather than to seem
Colours Periwinkle, gray, black and white

University Location

Address 600 South Michigan
Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60605-1996 Illinois
United States
T +1 (312) 663 1600
F +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago 60605-1996
+1 (312) 663 1600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Columbia College Chicago's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019