Columbia College (Fairfax)

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 4 community colleges within Fairfax County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Columbia College (Fairfax) is Stratford University (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Columbia College (Fairfax) places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Columbia College (Fairfax)(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff45 staff
Number of Programs Offered2011

Student Body

  • The student population of Columbia College (Fairfax) has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Columbia College (Fairfax) diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment428 students1,577 students
Student:Teacher Ratio33:136:1
# Full-Time Students380 students717 students
# Part-Time Students48 students860 students
% Asian
38%
6%
% Hispanic
20%
8%
% Black
1%
22%
% White
1%
57%
% Non Resident races
40%
1%
Diversity Score0.660.62
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
63%
30%

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2016)100%78%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$3,762$10,502
    Median Debt for Dropouts--
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    Nearby Schools

    • The nearest community college to Columbia College (Fairfax) is Stratford University (2.3 miles away).
    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Stratford University
      Private, for profit
      2,849 students | 2.30 Mi7777 Leesburg Pike
      Falls Church VA  22043
      (703)821-8570
      2.302,849
    • 51,487 students | 2.90 Mi4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
      Annandale VA  22003
      (703)323-3000
      2.9051,487
    • Medtech Institute
      Private, for profit
      1,371 students | 4.60 Mi6565 Arlington Boulevard
      Falls Church VA  22042
      (703)237-6200
      4.601,371
    • 361 students | 11.10 Mi6101 Stevenson Avenue
      Alexandria VA  22304
      (703)212-7410
      11.10361
    • 327 students | 13.90 Mi8255 Shopper\'s Square
      Manassas VA  20111
      (703)334-2501
      13.90327
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