Statement of Activities
- Change over 5 years
- Operating Revenue: 17%
- Operating Expenses: 22%
Columbia offers more than 120 academic programs, making it the most comprehensive source of academic study among arts and media colleges nationwide. Dollars go toward attracting top-level faculty and developing curricula to match as well as maintaining outstanding facilities and services for students.
Total Long-Term Investments
Columbia recently purchased the historic Johnson Publishing headquarters building at 820 S. Michigan Ave. for the future site of the college’s ever-expanding library.
Total Assetsat end of fiscal year (August 31)
Columbia owns more than 20 buildings in the South Loop, including the Media Production Center, a 35,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art learning space outfitted with film production sound-stages, a motion-capture studio, digital labs, animating suites, and a fabrication shop.
Net Assets at end of fiscal year
- 5-year change: 20%
In 1967, the budget was fixed at $375,000 with $400,000 in expenditures.
Giving By Constituency funds received and pledged
|H||Contracted Program Support||$1,625,166||12.6%|
The comprehensive Campaign for Columbia College Chicago will raise $100 million for scholarships, endowment, programs, and capital improvements.
The newly formed national board of the Columbia Alumni Association & Network (CAAN) is expected to take alumni giving to a new level.
Giving Year to Year total contributions annually
- FY07-FY11 Total: $65,701,762
Scholarships for students are a college priority, and they increase retention. The 2010 fall-to-spring retention rate of the students who were awarded institutional scholarships was 91%.