- Challege to succeed with Columbia College!
- Columbia College in the Washington D.C. area has three campuses; in Vienna, Centreville, VA, and Silver Spring, MD. The school boasts in strong Vocaational English as a Second Language program. After completing the English Program, students often matriculate at the College for the vocational, practical program such as Cosmetology, Dental Lab Technology, Culinary Arts, Massage Therapy, Business Administration, Computer Science, Technical and Business English, and Teaching English to Early Childhood.
Columbia College serves 371 students (98% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 371 students
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 79%
- Source: Verified school update
Columbia College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
(VA) Community College Avg.
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Number of Programs Offered
The student population of Columbia College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Columbia College diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Columbia College's ranking?
Columbia College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Diversity in US community colleges, Highest completion rates and Least debt for graduating students.
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