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 Columbia College-Chicago

Columbia College-Chicago - Chicago, IL

600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

General information:(312)663-1600
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Master's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:11,625(11,138 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:10 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $18,960 $19,610 $20,644 -5%
Out-of-state $18,960 $19,610 $20,644 -5%
Books and supplies $3,000 $3,074 $1,500 105%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $12,360 $12,680 $13,039 -3%
Other $3,800 $3,440 $3,100 11%
Off Campus
Room and board $12,360 $12,680 $10,000 21%
Other $3,800 $3,440 $4,400 -28%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,800 $3,440 $4,400 -22%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $38,120 $38,804 $38,283 0%
Off Campus $38,120 $38,804 $36,544 6%
Off Campus with Family $25,760 $26,124 $26,544 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $38,120 $38,804 $38,283 0%
Off Campus $38,120 $38,804 $36,544 6%
Off Campus with Family $25,760 $26,124 $26,544 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $20,094
In-state fees $550
Out-of-state tuition $20,094
Out-of-state fees $550
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $17,592
In-state fee $550
Out-of-state tuition $17,592
Out-of-state fees $550
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,742 79% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,363 62% $12,491,305 $9,165
Federal grants 877 40% $3,826,323 $4,363
Pell grants 877 40% $3,577,573 $4,079
Other federal grants 141 6% $248,750 $1,764
State/local government grant or scholarships 519 23% $2,152,027 $4,146
Institutional grants or scholarships 988 45% $6,512,955 $6,592
Student loan aid 1,605 73% $12,039,181 $7,501
Federal student loans 1,597 72% $9,372,571 $5,869
Other student loans 156 7% $2,666,610 $17,094
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 5,758 51% $46,139,221 $8,013
Pell grants 4,134 36% $16,592,196 $4,014
Federal student loans 7,929 70% $57,999,751 $7,315

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 11,625
Undergraduate enrollment 11,138
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,167
Graduate enrollment 487
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$35

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$55

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 62 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

No varsity sports data reported for this institution.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1974 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

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2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations79 12
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 7912
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 137
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 213
Aggravated assault 341
Burglary 331419
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 010
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 137
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 002
Aggravated assault 341
Burglary 957
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 010
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate11.4%
Number in default360
Number in repayment3,144

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00166500

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Master's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other16---
Category total16---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1991--
Retail Management2---
Category total2011--
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects192--
Recording Arts Technology/Technician1113--
Category total1305--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism118011-
Radio and Television1236--
Category total241611-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design20--
Category total20--
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education--15-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching15---
Elementary Education and Teaching--14-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth--2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other--0-
Category total15-31-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing96121-
Category total96121-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation81--
Category total81--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dance Therapy/Therapist-10-
Movement Therapy and Movement Education--190
Category total-1190
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies13---
Category total13---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other41-15-
Category total41-15-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation18---
Cinematography and Film/Video Production40678-
Commercial and Advertising Art352--
Dance, General282--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1061--
Fashion/Apparel Design511--
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other32-6-
Fine and Studio Arts Management3060121-
Fine/Studio Arts, General300--
Graphic Design904--
Illustration22---
Industrial and Product Design100--
Interior Design21-6-
Intermedia/Multimedia90--
Music, General40---
Music, Other--11-
Photography124210-
Playwriting and Screenwriting5---
Category total133319162-
Grand total2096342590