May 19, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Main Campus Day Tuition and Fees

Student Guide to America’s 100 Best College Scholarships lists Columbia College as one of the top rated colleges with the lowest costs.

Tuition Rate for New Student

These rates apply to students who are enrolled full-time (for the first time) as Columbia College students in the Fall semester 2019 and/or Spring Semester 2020.

Full-Time (12 - 18 credit hours)
Fall, 2019 semester $11,749.00
Spring, 2020 semester $11,749.00
Total for 2019-2020 $23,498.00
Part time (1 - 6.0 credit hours), per credit hour $504.00
Part time (6.1 - 11.9 credit hours), per credit hour $736.00
Overload fee (per credit hour over 18 hours) $504.00
*Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) tuition is full day tuition, plus a $2,000 program fee (includes lab fees).

Other Fees (as applicable)

Audit Tuition (per semester hour) $250.00
High School Dual Enrollment (per semester hour) $75.00
Late Payment Fee $29.00

Lab/ Field Experience Fees (per course)
  Art Courses $30.00
  Science Courses $30.00
  Technology Courses $30.00
  Education Courses $30.00

  Annual permit $40.00
  Permit purchased in January $35.00

Graduation Fees (Fee applies to Day and Main Campus Graduates Only)
  Undergraduate $75.00
Other Fees


Transcript $10.00
Insurance: mandatory for International Students (per year) approx. $1,650

Residential Life Costs 

  Banks double room $4,900.00
  Miller double room $5,100.00
  Hughes double room $5,100.00
  Hughes Haven $5,300.00
  New Residence Hall $5,500.00
  Cougar Village ($2,427/semester) $5,700.00
  All Day Dining ($1,488.50/semester) $3,500.00