Columbia College Hollywood: Narrative Description

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18618 Oxnard St.
Tarzana, CA 91356
Tel: (818)345-8414; Admissions: (818)345-8414; Fax: (818)345-9053; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1952. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 150. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 5:1. 87 applied, 77% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 44% from top half. 2 class presidents, 20 student government officers. Full-time: 150 students, 31% women, 69% men. Students come from 30 other countries, 50% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 9% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 10% international, 28% 25 or older, 23% transferred in. Retention: 83% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: communications/communication technologies. Core. Accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, interview. Recommended: SAT I. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $11,400 full-time, $4000 per term part-time. Mandatory fees: $225 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, course load, and program.

Collegiate Environment: Major annual event: Alumni Weekend. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Joseph E. Blath Memorial Library with 5,500 books, 23 serials, 220 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 12 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: The college is located close to freeways, public transportation, housing, and major recreational areas in Southern California.

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