About Columbia College
Columbia College is a private, four–year liberal arts and sciences institution located in Columbia, Mo. Columbia College offers students an ideal blend of small-campus charm combined with the sophistication that comes from living in a culturally diverse community. The city of Columbia is home to more than 30,000 students at three separate colleges or universities.
With a total population of more than 120,000, including students, Columbia offers the amenities of a large city while preserving the comforts of a smaller community. National magazines consistently rank Columbia as a top city in which to live based on excellent safety, high–quality health care, educational facilities, cultural opportunities and cost of living.
Columbia College is located in the downtown area, which is alive with culture, commerce and numerous entertainment options. Adjacent to the campus, you will find small city blocks lined with unique shops, superb restaurants and bistros, galleries, comedy clubs, concert halls, dance clubs and theaters. Columbia is populated by
outdoor enthusiasts and the city offers a number of parks
and trails for walking, jogging, biking or just enjoying nature.
Columbia is conveniently located in the center of Missouri between the world–class cities of St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri. Both cities have international airports and shuttle services to Columbia, making the trip to Columbia College an easy one for international travelers.
Learn more about the Columbia College campus by taking a campus tour.