Columbia College (Fairfax)

8300 Merrifield Ave 3F
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tel: (703)206-0508
254 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Columbia College (Fairfax) serves 254 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 46%.
Columbia College (Fairfax) is one of 6 community colleges within Fairfax County, VA.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 166% over five years.
College Columbia College (Fairfax) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 16 staff
61 staff
Columbia College (Fairfax) Total Faculty (2009-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 16 7

Student Body

The student population of 254 has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.87 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 254 students 1,315 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
22:1
Columbia College (Fairfax) Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 216 students
815 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 38 students
1,061 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Columbia College (Fairfax) Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
28%
5%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
18%
20%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Hispanic (2010-2013)
% White
12%
49%
Columbia College (Fairfax) White (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
42%
1%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Non Resident (2009-2013)
Columbia College (Fairfax) Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.87 0.70
Columbia College (Fairfax) Diversity Score (2009-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 61%
89%
Columbia College (Fairfax) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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