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Academic Rigor
4.0246
Dorm Life
3.7500
Food and Dining
3.8586
Bang for the buck
3.8280
Clubs and Activities
4.4706
Greek Life
1.0000
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Most Helpful Review for Columbia College Chicago
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brittany from Dayton, OH
  • 75 out of 79 people found this review helpful

On-campus housing is really over-priced and the security is ridiculous. If you can, try to find roommates and get a place off campus. Chances are, it'll be cheaper and nicer.

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  • Elizabeth from Chicago, IL
  • Apr-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Columbia College Chicago is a great school for creative people who appreciate being immersed in urban culture. I love all of the diverse people and variation of classes I can take and there are so many resources to help me choose. Going to this school has helped me build up my identity and meet people that share the same interests right here in my home town.

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  • Tayler from Chicago, IL
  • Apr-11-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a great place to learn because there are THOUSANDS of opportunities literally thrown at you. Our school has enough money to have actual celebrities and successful leaders in the field of our choice of industry to come and speak. The hands-on experience in your first year makes it all worth the while.

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  • Monique from Evanston, IL
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The faculty is great, they're experts in the fields they teach. The FREE student resources are ENDLESS. A great college for people wanting to major in any area of art!

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  • Natasha from Princeton, MN
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Columbia College Chicago is the school for any artist who was told that they will not make it in the art world. Columbia not only teaches you what you need to know to be successful in your field but they give the resources that will make you stand out from the competition. Columbia also has resources to help build the people you network with and the simplest, most basic part is just going to class and getting to know your classmates.

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  • Kayla from Rockford, IL
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Columiba College Chicago is all about the real world. The teachers show you what to expect and prepare you for nearly everything. I couldn't imagine being at any other college.

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  • Madeleine from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Columbia College Chicago has an outstanding group of facuilty members. I look forward to each day of class, because of the great facilities, and energy, and knowledge I am attaining. Columbia also has such a beautiful campus, in one of the greatest cities in America.

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  • Kyle from Richmond, MI
  • Feb-03-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It was an amazing campus visit. The campus was really lively, with performances and students showing off their art everywhere. The staff was very helpful in answering questions, and if they couldn't answer your question, they would direct you to someone who could.

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  • Justina from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Filed with opportunities for you to find success Knowledgeable staff that are willing to help you in any way possible Filled with interesting people in diverse fields

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  • Annon
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The people at Columbia College Chicago, professors and students both, are welcoming, warm, and enthusiastic about everything they do. The atmosphere is so friendly and creative, and everything from the diverse buildings and classroom settings to the people themselves work as inspiration and motivation. Everyone and everything that is a part of this school are part of an equation that equals success for the students, if taken advantage of.

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