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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 15, 2019

Early Fall Session:

August 26 – October 19, 2019

Late Fall Session:

October 21 – December 14, 2019


Spring Semester:
Registration opens
November 4, 2019

Early Spring Session:

January 6 – February 29, 2019

Late Spring Session: 

March 2 – April 25, 2019


Summer Semester:
Registration opens
March 18, 2019

Early Summer Session: 

April 29 – June 22, 2019

Late Summer Session:

June 24 – August 17, 2019

Holiday and Office Closures

Labor Day Holiday: September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday:
November 28-29, 2019
Christmas Holiday: December 25, 2019
New Year's Holiday: January 1, 2020 
Martin Luther King Holiday:
January 14, 2019
Memorial Day Holiday: May 27, 2019
Independence Holiday: July 4, 2019

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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