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Columbia, Missouri

Columbia College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Columbia College

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Columbia College? Columbia College is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Columbia College directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Columbia College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Columbia College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Columbia College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Columbia College.

Columbia College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Columbia College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Columbia College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Columbia College.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.59
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Columbia College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Columbia College was 3.59 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Missouri for highest average GPA.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Columbia College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 40% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

79% of Columbia College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Columbia College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 27%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 12, 2020
Days left to Apply
298

Applicants have 298 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 12, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Columbia College before the Aug 12 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Columbia College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Columbia College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Columbia College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177065 IPEDS survey data for Columbia College.