Columbia College (Fairfax)

8300 Merrifield Ave 3F
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tel: (703)206-0508
428 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Columbia College (Fairfax) serves 428 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 42%.
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 13 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
College Columbia College (Fairfax) (VA) 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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 13 staff
38 staff
Number of Programs Offered 20 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 428 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.82 is more than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has grown by 156% over five years.
Total Enrollment 428 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
34:1
# Full-Time Students 380 students
582 students
# Part-Time Students 48 students
847 students
% Asian
38%
6%
% Hispanic
20%
8%
% Black
1%
21%
% White
1%
58%
% Non Resident races
40%
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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. 0.82 0.61

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
87%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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