Columbia College (Fairfax)

8300 Merrifield Ave 3F
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tel: (703)206-0508
428 students
Pivate, 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 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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 Pivate, for profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 13 staff 38 staff
Columbia College (Fairfax) Total Faculty (2009-2014)
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 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 106% over five years.
Total Enrollment 428 students 1,257 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Total Enrollment (2009-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 36:1
Columbia College (Fairfax) Student Staff Ratio (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 380 students 596 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Full-Time Students (2009-2014)
# Part-Time Students 48 students 798 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Part-Time Students (2011-2014)
Columbia College (Fairfax) Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
38%
6%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Asian (2009-2014)
% Hispanic
20%
8%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Hispanic (2010-2014)
% Black
1%
22%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Black (2010-2014)
% White
1%
57%
Columbia College (Fairfax) White (2011-2014)
% Non Resident races
40%
1%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Non Resident (2009-2014)
Columbia College (Fairfax) Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.66 0.62
Columbia College (Fairfax) Diversity Score (2009-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 87%
Columbia College (Fairfax) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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