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Columbia College Chicago




Address:
600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Website:
www.colum.edu/

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International Admissions:

Skye Rust
International Admissions and Recruitment Advisor
Phone:312.236.7318
Fax: 312-344-8024
E-mail:
srust@colum.edu


intladmissions@colum.edu


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Regional Accreditor

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Carnegie Classification

Master\'s M

Levels of Degree or Certification Offered

Bachelor's Degrees
Master's Degrees
 

Academic Programs Available

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Acoustics
  • Acoustics - Audio Arts and Acoustics
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • American Sign Language (ASL) - English
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects - Computer Animation
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects - Traditional
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other - Fashion/Retail Management
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other - Arts Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other - Sports Management
  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
  • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other - Audio for Visual Media
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production - Audio Design and Production
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production - Producing
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other - Critical Studies
  • Creative Writing - Poetry
  • Creative Writing - Non-fiction
  • Dance, General
  • Dance, Other - Dancemaking
  • Dance, Other - Dance Studies
  • Dance, Other - Choreography
  • Dance, Other - Teaching
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Directing and Theatrical Production - Post-production
  • Directing and Theatrical Production - Television Production/Directing
  • Documentary Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies - Alternative Forms
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies - Editing
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other - Post-Production/Effects
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design - Game Design
  • Game and Interactive Media Design - Interactive Arts & Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Communication - Reporting on Health, Science, and the Environment
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies - Cultural Studies
  • Illustration
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism - News Reporting and Writing
  • Journalism, Other - Magazine Writing/Editing
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General - Instrumental
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other - Contemporary Urban and Popular Music
  • Musical Theatre - Performance
  • Photography
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting - Screenwriting
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television - Radio
  • Radio and Television - Television: Internet and Mobile Media
  • Radio and Television - Writing/Producing
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician - Sound Contracting
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician - Sound Reinforcement
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels - Teacher Certification
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Voice and Opera - Vocal Performance
  • Voice and Opera - Vocal Jazz
  • Writing, General - Fiction Writing

Master's Degrees

    • Art Teacher Education - MAT
    • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General - MAM
    • Creative Writing - Fiction Writing (MFA, MA, Combined MFA/MA)
    • Creative Writing - Poetry (MFA)
    • Dance, Other - Movement Therapy & Counseling (MA, Laban Certificate)
    • Elementary Education and Teaching - MAT
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies - MFA
    • Journalism - MA
    • Music Theory and Composition - Music Composition for the Screen (MFA)
    • Photography - MFA
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General - Interdisciplinary Arts (MA)
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General - Interdisciplinary Arts & Media (MFA)
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General - Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts (MFA)
     

    Cost of Academic Year 2011-2012 (9 months: August - May)

     

    Tuition
    Room/Board
    Activity
    Books & Supplies

    Undergraduate

    $ 23000

    $ 12,360

    $ 1,100

    $ 3,000

    Graduate

    $ 11,394
    $ 12,360
    $ 1,500
    $ 3,000
     

    Financial Assistance

    Limited

     

    Student Demographics

    Number of Undergraduate Students:
    Number of International Undergraduate Students:
    Number of Graduate Students:
    Number of International Graduate Students:
    Total Number of Students:
    Total Number of International Students:
    10000
    133
    555
    19
    12000
    200

    Yes. Freshman expected to live on campus. Suite, semi-suite, and apartment-style housing available.

     

    TOEFL scores and ESL Programs (English as a Second Language)

    Undergraduates - TOEFL score of at least 80 iBT
    Graduate admission - TOEFL score of at least 100 iBT 
    Departments may require a higher score. Check with department.)



    Undergraduate - SAT and ACT are encouraged but not required.
    Graduate - Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required, but may be submitted.


    Rolling Admissions; priority dates: Fall Term- May1; Spring Term November 15, Summer Term April 15

     

    Study Illinois Institutional Contacts

    Susan Strow
    Assistant Director of International Admissions 
    Phone:  312.236.7318
    Fax: 312-344-8024
    E-mail:
    sstrow@colum.edu
    intladmissions@colum.edu