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General Information573-875-8700
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree
Campus SettingCity, Midsize
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 17,830 (16,940 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio38 to 1

Mission Statement

Columbia College improves the lives of diverse undergraduate and graduate learners through exemplary teaching. The liberal arts and sciences and professional programs of the College embrace and profess these values: Student centrism, Lifelong learning, Ethics and citizenship, Flexibility and innovation, Quality and improvement, Civility and respect and Environmental and fiscal stewardship. Our vision is to be a model institution.

Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 68718
Instructional 68718
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0