Columbia College (Fairfax)

8300 Merrifield Ave 3F, Fairfax
VA, 22031
Tel: (703)206-0508
430 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Columbia College (Fairfax) serves 430 students (93% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Columbia College (Fairfax) is one of 8 community colleges within Fairfax County, VA.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 430 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 69:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
430 students
1,287 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Total Enrollment (2009-2012)
# Full-Time Students
402 students
832 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Full-Time Students (2009-2012)
# Part-Time Students 28 students
1,021 students
Columbia College (Fairfax) Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Columbia College (Fairfax) sch enrollment Columbia College (Fairfax) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
74%
2%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
18%
7%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Hispanic (2010-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
Columbia College (Fairfax) Black (2010-2012)
% White
4%
66%
Columbia College (Fairfax) White (2011-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 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 0.45
Columbia College (Fairfax) Diversity Score (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Fairfax County public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $12,412 per year for in-state students and $13,970 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,154 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Fairfax County is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Fairfax County 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 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Fairfax County is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.