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Academic Rigor
4.0391
Dorm Life
3.7757
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4.4615
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Most Helpful Review for Columbia College Chicago
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brittany from Dayton, OH
  • 77 out of 81 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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  • Vanessa
  • Aug-22-2014 I am a current student here

    In the heart of the city, Columbia is a school to chase your dreams rather than just get an education. Being in the hands of professors that deeply care and truly appreciate their students efforts and works of art, is the best part of Columbia. No matter what you pursue, you are always around people who support you and your wildest of dreams.

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  • Elvis (female)
  • Jul-29-2014 I am a past student here

    Columbia is an amazing school in the heart of Chicago-the buildings of campus are interspersed throughout a concrete jungle of museums, businesses, and parks on the lakefront. For a liberal arts school, you can't beat Columbia in terms of output and talent. Every individual thinking of attending shout think no further- you'll get a well-rounded arts education taught by professionals working out in the field.

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  • Haley from Richmond, CA
  • Jul-11-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I can't say enough good things about the environment. I am so ready to start creating art.

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  • Larissa from Benld, IL
  • Jun-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The school is very open minded and all those who attend should follow suit. Its accepting of all types of people and very new age and liberal.

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  • Griselda from Vernon Hills, IL
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Columbia is a huge school that will focus on networking. Columbia will get you connections as long as you build the relationships and keep them. Columbia is an adequate school for arts and business.

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  • Jacob from Fullerton, CA
  • May-26-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    So far this school has caught my attention and seems to be a perfect fit for my personality.

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  • High school Student
  • Apr-29-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I really love this college hopefully I get in with the a few scholarships. I love the amount of students and staff they have, the location and the programs they have. Its a perfect fit for the creative mind students and thinkers.

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  • Marco from Elgin, IL
  • Apr-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Columbia College Chicago is one of the best media school in the country. The school provides you a high quality education, and the professors are well prepared for each class given to the students.

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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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