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Academic Rigor
4.0231
Dorm Life
3.8000
Food and Dining
3.8585
Bang for the buck
3.8438
Clubs and Activities
4.4717
Greek Life
1.0000
Campus Safety
4.0833
Most Helpful Review for Columbia College Chicago
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brittany from Dayton, OH
  • 82 out of 86 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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  • HALEY from Johns Creek, GA
  • Feb-22-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Columbia looks like the kid of school that offers complete diversity. I appreciate a school that encourages creativity and doesn't limit that to any particular type of student. Super excited to visit in person and make my decision if I can handle Chicago full time!

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  • Nik
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    Columbia is a lot tougher than high school, but still doable and fun. I love the small class sizes and hands on projects. You will meet a mix of every different kind of person and personality here!

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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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