Accepting Unofficial Transcripts
Due to some high schools and colleges being closed or operating within limited hours, we are accepting unofficial transcripts/documents to process your acceptance decision. Official transcripts are required before you attend your classes.
Start the Process
Start Your Application
Undergraduate, Graduate, and Evening & Online students use the following application. As a first-time applicant, you'll be prompted to set up an account and self-identify based on the program you're applying for. You can always take a break and come back to your application.
Continue Your Application
Already started your application? Please use the following button to view your application, submit documents, check the status of your application, and see a checklist of any missing documents you might have.
Were you previously a student of Columbia College and did not complete your degree within the last five years? Submit the readmissions form before starting your application.
If you would like to take one or more of our courses, but do not want to enroll as a student, please submit Non-Degree Application online. NOTE: Course(s) needs to be paid for before we can register you.
Full Details—Application Process
Applying entails more than filling out the application. Want to learn more about the process from start to finish? The process varies by the degree you're applying for, so be sure to select the option that applies to you.
Step by step instructions: