Columbia College-Imperial 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.

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Columbia College class sessions last eight weeks and six sessions are available each year. The next session begins June 28, 2021 and the registration deadline is June 27, 2021.

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

Columbia College offers Truition®, which means you pay no fees and books are provided at no costs. Plus, our financial aid specialists will help you get the most from your Military Tuition Assistance.




Imperial Valley College
380 E Aten Rd
Imperial, CA 92251




Mon. - Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 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.


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  1. Apply

    Complete the application and arrange for your high school or college transcripts (if applicable) to be sent to the Office of the Registrar at 1001 Rogers St., Columbia, MO 65216.

  2. Authenticate

    Authenticate your identity at the learning venue office or online with your webcam.

  3. Apply for financial aid

    Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) with school code 002456.


About Imperial

Located in the far southeast region of California, Imperial Valley is one of the fastest growing counties in the state and is known for shipping exports as well as being home to retail, transportation, wholesale, and agricultural industries.

Columbia College–Imperial was established in 2017. The venue provides a unique educational opportunity for not only the student who is attending Imperial Valley College and working to complete their associate degree, but also for those working adults who have not attended school in quite some time. A proud part of the community, the venue offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners, utilizing its national network and robust online program. With a presence at the Imperial Valley College campus, the college provides students a seamless transition from an associate degree through a bachelor's degree at Columbia College. The college offers a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its diverse degree offerings and eight-week course format. Students take a mix of in-seat and online classes.

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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 .