About Columbia

Columbia College Chicago is a private, nonprofit college offering a distinctive curriculum that blends creative and media arts, liberal arts, and business for nearly 7,000 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Dedicated to academic excellence and long-term career success, Columbia College Chicago creates a dynamic, challenging and collaborative space for students who experience the world through a creative lens.

Tuition and Value

Financial Aid

We offer generous financial aid programs to help you pay for your education at Columbia College Chicago. The proof is in the numbers:

Percentages for full-time, domestic students. Packages include Columbia scholarships, federal grants, state grants, need-based employment programs, and Stafford loans.



Student Life