Columbia College

Columbia College, established in 1851, is a private, nonprofit, four-year liberal arts and sciences institution that offers a nationally recognized and respected, student-centered experience to undergraduate, graduate, evening and online learners of all ages and backgrounds who seek to improve their lives in a complex and ever-changing world. Located in the vibrant college town of Columbia, MO, the beautiful 30-acre, landscaped campus blends the historic with the contemporary and offers modern facilities and amenities. Campus life offers students more than 40 registered student organizations, an array of co-curricular and extracurricular experiences and competitive varsity sports all with an authentic, small private college experience. Named a College of Distinction in 2011, the school is known for its outstanding faculty and personal attention to students. Columbia College has the oldest undergraduate forensic science program in Missouri is well known for teacher education. All students must complete an ethics course; this requirement, among others, contributes to a civil and respectful campus culture. Home to the oldest building in continuous use in higher education west of the Mississippi River, Columbia College will open a state-of-the-art science building in 2013. Study abroad and internship experiences are available in abundance. Expectations for students at Columbia College are high and the rewards are higher. Columbia College with its main campus in Columbia, MO, has 34 nationwide campus locations, including 18 military base locations, and educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 70,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1851 N/A Semester N/A 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65216 (573) 875-7352
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Missouri Columbia 560