1. Nationally Accredited – COE
  • Columbia College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) to award certificates and associate degrees.
  1. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
  • Columbia College provides Federal Student Aid for students who want to study towards a certificate or diploma in eligible programs. We also provide scholarships and Presidential Grants for our students.
  1. Certified School for I-20 Issuance – F-1 Students
  • Columbia College is an accredited institution and issues SEVIS I-20s for international students in ESL associate degree programs.
  1. CPT and OPT Available for International Students
  • Columbia College’s associate degree programs issue Curricular Practical Training (CPT) for our students and Optional Practical Training for our graduates enabling them to gain experience in the related occupational fields.
  1. J-1 Exchange Visitor + Internship Program Available
  • Columbia College is a designated sponsor authorized from U.S. Department of State to issue the Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status (Form DS-2019) to our visiting students, interns, professors, and scholars.
  1. Convenient Class Schedule – Morning, Afternoon, & Evening
  • Columbia College offers classes at various times – morning, afternoon, and evening – for students’ convenience.
  1. Outstanding Curriculum and Faculty
  • Columbia College’s programs are taught by highly-qualified instructors focused on career-specific providing students with the knowledge and skills that are sought by employers.
  1. Competitive Tuition
  • Columbia College provides excellent educational programs with competitive tuition rates.
  1. Easy to Access – Three Locations in Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Columbia College operates 3 campuses in Vienna and Centreville in Virginia, and Silver Spring, Maryland.
  1. Student First
  • Columbia College always places our students at the highest priority.
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