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  1. Professors
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
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  6. Location
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Columbia - California is a public college located in Columbia, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 696 undergraduate students. The Columbia - California acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Automotive Mechanics, and Business. Graduating 31% of students, Columbia - California alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $19,000.
About Columbia College - California...
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
11600 Columbia College Dr
Sonora, CA 95370
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Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$7,790/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,145/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,399/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,008/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,211/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.12 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.12 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
696Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$24,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
70%
National
83%

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Many students thrive with different teaching styles- one student may love a teacher while another despises them. Columbia college has great professors, but they also have a selection that have been unsatisfying to my learning experience. Teaching style differs, so that should not be held against a college; however, Each time I come in to the AAC (Academic Achievement Center), they do not have a tutor for my course. This is understandable, but when a simple question is asked that they have no knowledge of, such as primary and secondary sources, is when I consider going somewhere else for tutoring. Overall, I give this beautiful college a 4 because I have learned immense amounts and have enjoyed every semester. This is home.
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Although I've visited only a few times, Columbia certainly left a noteworthy impression. Not due to a wide range of things to offer, but from the lack thereof. Perhaps it was the large campus that would fool one into this expectation. There are areas of campus in which there's absolutely barren roads stretching along sloped hills, forcing one to have quite the trek in between classes. They had a large focus on very specific trades, but didn't have much to offer elsewhere. Overall, decent if it has what you want, but its otherwise unremarkable.
Columbia College is a quiet and peaceful community college situated in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The professors care about their students, and create a constructive learning environment. The campus is surrounded by beautiful pine forests, with world-class bouldering nearby. With invigorating classes, good people, and a beautiful location, Columbia College is golden.