San Luis Obispo

Columbia College-San Luis Obispo offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners, utilizing its national network and robust online program.


 
 

Thrive with a flexible schedule

Online classes relocate if you do. We also offer in-seat classes at 18 military venues across the country. See the Columbia College course schedule to find classes that work around your military duties.

Get ready for the next session

Columbia College class sessions last eight weeks and six sessions are available each year. The next session begins October 25, 2021 and the registration deadline is October 24, 2021.

No fees. No book costs. Plus, reduced tuition!

Columbia College now offers a special military-affiliated tuition rate for currently serving military members, and their spouses and dependents. Plus, with Truition®, you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost!

 
 

Contact

Location

Highway 1, Cuesta College Bldg. 5700
University Partner Center
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

Fax

(805) 593-0308

Hours

Mon. - Thurs: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri.: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 
 

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Columbia College is a leader in higher education. We serve students on our residential campus, online and at more than 30 educational venues across the country. Our programs equip learners of all ages with the skills needed to succeed in the workforce of today and tomorrow.

 
 

Get started at Columbia College

  1. Complete the admission process

    Complete the free application with proof of high school completion. An Enrollment Counselor can help you every step of the way.

  2. Connect with an academic advisor

    Once admitted, an academic advisor will help you make decisions about your major, coursework and career goals.

  3. Apply for financial aid

    Leverage scholarship opportunities or find out if you’re eligible for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  4. Transfer credit

    Transfer coursework, military training and licensures, and save time and money on your degree

  5. Register for classes

    Select your courses for the upcoming term

 

About San Luis Obispo

Columbia College has a long-standing partnership with Cuesta College , offering seamless transfer from associate’s degrees into our bachelor’s degree programs. Columbia College is located right on Cuesta College’s San Luis Obispo campus.

Columbia College provides a unique educational opportunity through its online degree programs, which makes it convenient for working adults. The six sessions and eight-week format help you get to your goal quicker.

  • Experienced and dedicated academic advisor
  • Tuition built to fit real budgets
  • Respected and regionally accredited
  • Nonprofit and dedicated to education since 1851
  • Professors are highly experienced in their fields
  • Transfer credits accepted from other regionally accredited programs, including Cuesta College and Allan Hancock College

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Important information

This section contains important information about Columbia College and the degree programs available to you in the state of California.

 
 

Performance fact sheets

Learn about graduation and placement rates for each degree program, plus other important information.

Columbia College has an automated enrollment agreement and performance fact sheet process. The performance fact sheets posted here are for information only and should not be submitted as official documents to allow student enrollment in courses.
Students who need to submit official versions of these forms may locate them in CougarTrack .

Associate
Bachelor
Master
Certificate
Non-degree seeking certificate

Columbia College has an automated enrollment agreement and performance fact sheet process. The performance fact sheets posted here are for information only and should not be submitted as official documents to allow student enrollment in courses.
Students who need to submit official versions of these forms may locate them in CougarTrack .

Associate
Bachelor
Master
Certificate
Non-degree seeking certificate

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