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 community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Columbia College (Fairfax) is one of 7 community colleges within Fairfax County County, VA.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

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
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 16 0

Student Body

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
254 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
216 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 38 students
1,024 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) sch enrollment Columbia College (Fairfax) sta enrollment
% Asian
28%
2%
% Hispanic
18%
7%
% White
12%
57%
% Non Resident races
42%
2%
Columbia College (Fairfax) sch ethnicity Columbia College (Fairfax) sta ethnicity
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. 0.42 0.53
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • McLean Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner
    Private for-profit
    1761 Old Meadow Road
    McLean, VA 22102
    (703)556-8888
    2.3  Mi  |  195  students
  • Fairfax Stratford University
    Private for-profit
    3201 Jermantown Road Suite 500
    Fairfax, VA 22030
    (703)539-6890
    2.3  Mi  |  2849  students
  • Annandale Northern Virginia Community College
    Public
    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
    Annandale, VA 22003
    (703)323-3000
    2.9  Mi  |  50059  students
  • Vienna Everest College-McLean
    Private for-profit
    8620 Westwood Center Dr.
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (703)288-3131
    3.7  Mi  |  239  students
  • Falls Church Medtech Institute
    Private for-profit
    6565 Arlington Boulevard
    Falls Church, VA 22042
    (703)237-6200
    4.6  Mi  |  1295  students
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Fairfax, VA community colleges have a 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. of 0.6, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Fairfax, VA is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.