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Located in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Cultural Mile, Columbia College Chicago is a private, nonprofit college offering a distinctive curriculum that blends creative and media arts, 文科, and business 为 nearly 6,700 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Dedicated to academic excellence and long-term career success, Columbia College Chicago creates a dynamic, 具有挑战性的, and collaborative space 为 students who see the world through a creative lens.

Complex problem-solving, 批判性思维, and creativity will be the three most sought-after skills in the workplace by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum. Columbia is built around these essential competencies. 从第一天起, students jump into their chosen work and learn from 教师 members who are leaders in those same fields. Our students graduate prepared 为 careers they never imagined entering as well as professions that may not have even existed when they were in school. We train them 为 what employers expect, but also prepare them to adapt to the unexpected. We pride ourselves on supporting and embracing every way of being and creating.

Nearly 90 percent of Columbia graduates report being employed within a year of earning their degrees. Columbia alumni go on to shape and reshape industries in fields as varied as cinema and finance, music and video game design, journalism and fashion. They run movie studios and record labels; win Academy Awards, 普利策奖, 艾美奖, 格莱美奖, and National Book Awards; fill airwaves, 音乐厅, 博物馆, and theaters; and are the moving 为ces behind investment funds, 节日, international consultancies, 初创企业, humanitarian organizations, Michelin-starred restaurants, 非营利组织, and government offices.

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We offer generous financial aid programs to help you pay 为 your education at Columbia College Chicago. The proof is in the numbers:

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