Columbia College Hollywood

Tarzana, CA, USA
3.00 Average Rating

Columbia College Hollywood is a liberal arts college of film and media studies in Los Angeles. Columbia College Hollywood confers bachelor’s degrees in Cinema, Visual Effects, and Graphic Design as well as an associate degree in Cinema. To provide an industry-specific learning experience, the Columbia College Hollywood campus is home to a surround sound theater, sound stage, 3-camera HD television stage, writer’s room, and acting studio. Throughout the year, Columbia College Hollywood schedules a number of industry events such as the New Optics Film Festival and several filmmaker workshops.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
50%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. January 4, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 22, 2019
Spring Regular Decision March 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
49%
Out-Of-State Students
42%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
453
Total Number of Undergrads
453
Academic Calendar

Other academic year

Classroom Sizes

0
100
40%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$27,848
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$24,495
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$24,495
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,492
Books and Supplies
$1917

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,640
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,000
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,893

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
70%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,445
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$13,417
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$266
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
53%
47%
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
New York
San Francisco
Chicago
Portland
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.00 Average Rating
Columbia College Hollywood is very up to date and current with the classes they offer here. It is an excellent institution with manageable class sizes and one-on-one tutoring available. It features industry professionals and utilizes its proximity to Hollywood to place students and graduates into highly valued internships.
Jonathan from Van Nuys, CA
A small but wonderful film school that give you a hands on experience. At Columbia College Hollywood you learn about all aspects of film and get a chance to work you way into the industry.
Bianca
Columbia College Hollywood sounds like a really good school for people who want to work in the film business for a living. They have the the latest camera inthe film industry: the red camera. The tuition isn't as high as the Higher Ivy league film schools.
Angelica from New York, NY

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