From 2017 Fall session (08/28/2017), Columbia College changes the tuition of the academic degree, ESL, and certificate programs as follows:

Program Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $100.00 (non-refundable)

Academic Degree Programs (Business Administration, Computer Science, Teaching English for Early Childhood, Technical & Business English

Per credit Per course (4 credits) Per session (12 credits, 3 courses) Total (92 credits, 23 courses)
$190 $760 $2,280 $17,480

ESL (English as a Second Language)

Program 10 Weeks Normal Hrs/Wk Total Weeks Total Hours Total Tuition Textbooks
Intensive ESL $1,560 20 hrs 60 wks 1,200 hrs $9,360 Textbooks are sold separately
Part-time ESL $850 10 hrs 60 wks 600 hrs $5,100
Intensive Plus $2,210 26 hrs 60 wks 1,920 hrs $13,260
Intensive TOEFL Prep $1,050 9 hrs 10 wks 90 hrs $1,050
TESOL $2,050 9 hrs 10 wks 90 hrs $2,050

 

Certificate Programs¹

Program 10 Weeks Normal Hrs/Wk Total Weeks Total Hours Total Tuition Student Kit
Cosmetology $2,160 25 hrs 60 wks 1,500 hrs $12,960 $1,400
Culinary Arts of Sushi $1,850 12 hrs 60 wks 720 hrs $11,100 $400
Dental Laboratory Technology $2,550 20 hrs 60 wks 1,200 hrs $15,300 $1,400
Massage Therapy $2,670 20 hrs 30 wks 600 hrs $8,010 $300
Certified Nurse Aide $1,250 10 hrs + 40 hrs externship 9 wks 80 hrs + 40 hrs (externship) $1,250 Textbooks are included

 *Tuition for General Education of Associate Degree is charged separately. ($760 per course)

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREE/VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Program 10 weeks Credit Total Weeks Tuition Total Tuition Student Kit
Cosmetology Major $2,160 68 60 wks $12,960 $23,040 $1,400
General $760 24 8 courses $6,080
Advanced Course $2,000 24 20 wks $4,000
Culinary Arts Major $1,850 68 70 wks $12,950 $17,510 $400
General $760 24 6 courses $4,560
Dental Lab Technology Major $2,550 71 70 wks $17,850 $23,170 $1,400
General $760 28 7 courses $5,320

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREE/ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Program ($190/credit) 10 weeks Credit Total Tuition Textbooks
Business Administration $2,280 92 $17,480 Textbooks are sold separately
Computer Science $2,280 92 $17,480
Technical and Business English $2,280 92 $17,480
Teaching English for Early Childhood $2,280 92 $17,480

 
¹ International students are unable to take any certificate programs.

*Columbia College reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.