|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||21% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||35% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||39% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Columbia College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Columbia College is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.
|after 6 years||$35,400 per year|
|after 7 years||$38,000 per year|
|after 8 years||$39,000 per year|
|after 9 years||$42,000 per year|
|after 10 years||$41,800 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Columbia College students who are working and no longer in school is $41,800, which is 22% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177065 IPEDS survey data for Columbia College.