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Columbia College: A Model Institution

Columbia College Traditions



Columbia College offers a rich and vibrant experience built on a foundation of excellence in education. With more than 160 years of history, and generations of traditions, Cougar pride is unmistakable. From entering through Rogers Gate to wearing navy and silver proudly across campus, these traditions help us celebrate the spirit of Columbia College. Welcome home.

Columbia College Admissions



Columbia College has a rich history in tradition, learning, and teaching. With over 30 majors, students have a wide variety to choose from.

President Emeritus Luella St. Clair



President Emeritus Luella St. Clair of Christian Female College, now Columbia College, transformed the college as well as the landscape of education, politics and women's rights in Boone County, Mo., at the turn of the 20th century.

Sarah Lupescu '13 - (Go For Greater®)



Sarah Lupescu has a full-time job, so Columbia College's Evening Campus was the right fit for her educational needs. As she juggles both work and school, Columbia College is there every step of the way to meet her goals.

Richard Moore '99 - (Go For Greater®)



Richard Moore accomplished his dream of working in the state capitol of Missouri and Columbia College helped him get there.

Sciences at Columbia College - (Go For Greater®)



With a the opening of the Brouder Science Center, Columbia College boasts an impressive science department. Professors, students and administrators alike go for greater sciences at Columbia College.

Evander Brim '10 - (Go For Greater®)



Evander Brim is a graduate of Columbia College and is now working as a detective. He calls Columbia College's criminal justice program "second to none" and says it has helped him go for a greater career.

Tara Lukehart - (Go For Greater®)



Tara Lukehart decided to go for greater by pursuing a master's degree at Columbia College's Online Campus.

Athletics - (Go For Greater®)



Columbia College has a history of excellence in athletics and in the classroom. This comes from a passion to go for greater every day. Come to Columbia College and become a champion.