Columbia College receives national recognition

Columbia College once again has been nationally recognized for academic quality and value:

U.S.News & World Report names Columbia College one of America's best colleges

For the fifth year in a row, Columbia College has been ranked in the top tier of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S.News & World Report. Columbia College is now ranked 51st in “Best Universities-Master’s” for the Midwest Region. This category evaluates institutions that offer a broad scope of undergraduate degrees and some master’s degrees, but few, if any, doctoral programs.

Princeton Review names Columbia College one of the best colleges in the Midwest

Columbia College has been named a 2009 Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review. The college is one of only 159 schools in a 12-state region to receive the "Best Midwestern College" designation. Colleges were selected based on academic excellence and surveys of current students.

The Princeton Review calls Columbia College a "small community with great teachers and lasting friendships" and a college that is serious about "educating the whole person," where general education requirements ensure that "everyone receives a well-rounded education no matter what one's major is." names Columbia College a "Best Buy", a respected clearinghouse of accredited online programs, designated Columbia College as a “Best Buy” for several online degrees. The college’s online MBA and online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice ranked among the top five best buys; the online bachelor’s degrees in business, psychology and sociology ranked among the top 10 best buys. The college also was recognized for the online MBA's flexible admission requirements.