Columbia College has been certified to operate by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to operate in Virginia.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has approved Columbia Institute, extension site of Columbia College, to operate in Silver Spring, Maryland. Columbia College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) to award certificates and associate’s degrees.

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
James Monroe Building 10th Floor
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Tel: (804) 225-2600 Fax: (804) 225-2604

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
6 N Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Tel: (410) 767-3301 Fax: (410) 332-0250

The Council on Occupational Education (COE)
7840 Roswell Road Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Tel: (770) 396-3898 Fax: (770) 396-3790