Columbia College

Columbia, MO

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,159
Graduate Enrollment: 414
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 48.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 35.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.1% (2017)

Test scores for admission:
2010 Median Admit SAT: 1,077


2010 Median Admit ACT: 23


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 45.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 19.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 10.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 55.1%
Black: 21.4%
Hispanic: 11.1%
Asian: 2.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 5.8%
Non-resident alien: 2.2%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $37,699
In-State tuition: $23,840
Out-of-State tuition: $23,840

Estimated books and supplies: $480 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,544 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,544 (2022)

Average Family Income: $52,859 (2017)
Median Family Income: $25,623 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 42.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 43.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $23,879 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $253 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $27,436
$30k-48k $27,035
$48k-75k $24,194
$75k-110k $24,903
$110k+ $22,407

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 19%
6-year graduation rate: 33%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 91.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $23,879 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,900 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 51.0% (2015)
@3 year 57.4% (2017)
@5 year 66.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 22.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 26.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,066 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $47,504 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 11
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 774 $15,960 $185 $42,784 ($3,565) $43,472 ($3,623)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 444 $30,658 $228 $41,362 ($3,447) $49,234 ($4,103)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 24 $21,325 $179 $31,469 ($2,622) $47,950 ($3,996)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 121 $29,300 $258 $37,840 ($3,153) $36,673 ($3,056)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 17
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 69 $28,938 $280 $42,109 ($3,509) $36,612 ($3,051)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 167 $25,750 $250 $42,517 ($3,543) $47,907 ($3,992)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 42 $602 $48,900 ($4,075) $50,013 ($4,168)
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 2
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 199 $39,973 $325 $32,874 ($2,740) $37,225 ($3,102)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 6
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 14
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 18 $32,276 $244 $36,068 ($3,006) $38,279 ($3,190)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 36 $34,591 $335 $42,318 ($3,527) $57,468 ($4,789)
Associate's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 1
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 50 $30,500 $268 $60,011 ($5,001) $61,007 ($5,084)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 39 $35,000 $351 $64,162 ($5,347)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 189 $27,897 $247 $38,128 ($3,177) $45,164 ($3,764)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 339 $28,100 $246 $45,765 ($3,814) $54,280 ($4,523)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 163 $522 $66,041 ($5,503) $83,730 ($6,978)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 199 $33,703 $329 $45,451 ($3,788) $53,404 ($4,450)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 125 $25,379 $221 $44,458 ($3,705) $51,171 ($4,264)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 14
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 69 $18,980 $199 $46,392 ($3,866) $55,909 ($4,659)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 187 $35,000 $313 $42,738 ($3,562) $51,601 ($4,300)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 8 $55,496 ($4,625)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 56 $29,500 $276 $57,798 ($4,817) $61,945 ($5,162)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 57 $24,599 $233 $39,840 ($3,320) $47,821 ($3,985)
Bachelor's Degree History. 65 $29,700 $263 $34,320 ($2,860) $40,667 ($3,389)
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 11
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 6
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 21 $29,112 $237
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 123 $33,115 $302 $27,765 ($2,314) $33,813 ($2,818)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 55 $31,500 $273 $54,384 ($4,532) $67,437 ($5,620)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 10
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 47 $451 $35,870 ($2,989) $38,188 ($3,182)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 25 $44,223 ($3,685)
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 31 $30,251 $276 $20,216 ($1,685)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $68,058
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 20.0

School's endowment start of year: $158,577,727 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $198,720,135 (2022)