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1001 Rogers Street  •  Columbia, MO 65216  •  Phone: (573) 875-7661  • (800) 231-2391  •  Fax: (573) 875-7660  •  GoArmyEd@ccis.edu 


Fall Semester:
Registration opens
July 6, 2020

Early Fall Session:

August 31 – October 24, 2020

Late Fall Session:

October 26 – December 19, 2020

Spring Semester: Registration opens November 9, 2020

Early Spring Session:

January 11 – March 6, 2021

Late Spring Session: 

March 8 – May 1, 2021

Summer Semester: Registration opens March 22, 2021

Early Summer Session: 

May 3 – June 26, 2021

Late Summer Session:

June 28 – August 21, 2021

Holiday and Office Closures

Labor Day Holiday:               September 7, 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday:
November 26-27, 2020
Christmas Holiday:                December 24-25, 2020
New Year's Holiday: December 31, 2020 & January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday:
January 18, 2021
Memorial Day Holiday:             May 31, 2021

For more than 40 years, Columbia College has been helping military personnel, their family members and DoD civilians earn a college degree while serving their country. We are a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college. We believe education should be relevant to society and our degree programs reflect this philosophy. We also believe people of all ages deserve an opportunity to improve their lives through higher education.

Columbia College courses of study are Veterans Administration (VA) approved by state approving agencies.
Principles of Excellence:
Columbia College, to include over 30 locations, intends to fully comply with Executive Order 13607 establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and Other Family Members. We are dedicated to continuing our long-standing partnership with military and veteran communities.

Fast Facts:

  • Columbia College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • One in every three students at Columbia College is in the military, a veteran or a military dependent
  • Eighteen of our nationwide locations across the country are on military bases, including one in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • Columbia College offers more than 800 accredited online classes and 29 accredited online degree programs
  • Six sessions per year, two in Fall, two in Spring and two in Summer
  • Start-and-stop degree program flexibility to meet work, military and family obligations
  • Books and required course materials are provided by a grant
  • All fees have been eliminated, including application and graduation fees 
Transfer Credit:
Columbia College accepts American Council on Education (ACE) recommended credit for:
  • College-Level Examination program (CLEP)
  • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
  • Proficiency Examination Program (PEP)
  • United States Armed Forces Institute (USAFI)
  • Learning acquired in military life


For more information about documents accepted by Columbia College for the evaluation of military experience, please visit the Office of the Registrar's Military Transfer webpage.
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