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Columbia College

Established in 1851, Columbia College is a regionally accredited, private, nonprofit institution committed to providing quality education. Annually, over 8,700 students benefit from our diverse degree programs at 25+ global locations, including a robust online platform. Proudly supporting the military since 1973, we are located on 13 military installations. With 55+ degree programs, Columbia College emphasizes career-focused learning embedded in a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences education. Our commitment to military-friendly education is unwavering, ensuring accessible and tailored support for service members and their families pursuing academic excellence.



Private not offering Doctorate

Why you should attend?

Columbia College values the contributions of military service members by granting academic credit for their training and experience, facilitating expedited degree completion. Our flexible class formats include in-seat and online options, with traditional sixteen-week semesters and accelerated eight-week sessions starting six times a year. We prioritize affordability, charging no additional fees beyond tuition costs. Supporting those utilizing military educational benefits, we offer expert guidance on the G.I. Bill® and MTA process. Demonstrating our commitment, the Veterans Service Center, available both physically and virtually, ensures accessibility for service members worldwide. Columbia College remains dedicated to delivering high-quality education that accommodates the unique needs of military students.