Prior to enrollment for any course of instruction at the Columbia College locations in the State of Georgia, students should be made aware of and understand the following information.
Columbia College is authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission for both in-seat and online courses for students in the State of Georgia.
Columbia College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Location Contact Information
Dr. Piyusha Singh
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
Phone: (573) 875-7500
Fax: (573) 875-7445
2019 - 2020 Academic Calendars
For 2019-2020 Academic Calendars, please visit the 2019-2020 Academic Calendars page in the catalog.
For 2019-2020 tuition and charges, please visit the Tuition Rates and Payment Policies page in the catalog.
A list of current faculty can be obtained at the local locations.
Students with financial aid who drop or withdraw from a course(s) need to be aware that their financial aid could be affected. Refunds shall be made within 30 days of the date that Columbia College determines that the student has withdrawn.
The Tuition Rates and Payment Policies catalog page details the standard payment policy, tuition refunds, and other pertinent information that students should be aware of.
General Student Grievance Policy
To view the entire policy, please visit the General Student Grievance Policy section of the Columbia College Policies website.
The Student Conduct section of the catalog details information regarding the student grievance process, student code of conduct, overview of the conduct process, as well as other pertinent information that students should be aware of.
- Complaints about sex discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation are handled in accordance with the College’s Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Policy and corresponding procedures.
- Complaints about discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation, not based on sex, are handled in accordance with the College’s Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy and corresponding procedures.
- Complaints related to the ADA/Section 504 accommodation process or related to the implementation of approved reasonable accommodations are handled in accordance with the College’s ADA/Section 504 Grievance Policy.
Further Complaint Resolution
On occasion, a student may believe that these administrative procedures have not adequately addressed their concerns and or circumstances related to alleged violations of state consumer protection laws, that include but are not limited to fraud and false advertising; alleged violations of state laws or rules relating to the licensure of postsecondary institutions; and complaints relating to the quality of education or other state accreditation requirements.
Complaint process information is provided below for students who wish to address their concerns to the appropriate agency.
State Regulatory Agency Contact Information
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305
Phone: (770) 414-3300