Earn your degree online on your time

Earning a degree online allows you to fit college into your schedule. Take classes anywhere, any time. Columbia College offers more than 70 degree programs entirely online and has been offering programs online since 2000, making us one of the first colleges to offer online degrees.


Thrive with a flexible schedule

Take online classes anytime, anywhere. See the course schedule to find classes that work around your schedule.

Next session begins: January 8, 2024

Class sessions last eight weeks and six sessions are available each year. The registration deadline for our next session is January 7, 2024.

No book costs. No surprises.

At Columbia College, books are provided at no costs.


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Classes that work with you

We make admissions easy

Columbia College is a community of 20,000 thinkers, doers and risk takers. Join us!

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Your tuition at one low price

Parents play a key role in helping students understand financial aid options.

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Take advantage of resources

Just because you take classes online, doesn't mean you can't take advantage of traditional college resources.

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We work with organizations across the country to provide exclusive benefits to members. See whether you’re affiliated with a partner organization.

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Career services

Our expert career advisors will help you polish your resume, practice interviewing and find internships and jobs. Career services are provided for free for life.

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Military-Affiliated Benefit

As part of Columbia College’s ongoing commitment to military members, beginning Fall 2021, spouses and dependents of currently serving military members and CC-affiliated military installation employees will receive special military tuition rates.

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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill .