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Columbia College is accepting applications for the B. A. in Criminal Justice, B.A. in Disaster and Emergency Management and M. A. in Criminal Justice online degree programs. The steps in the admission process are listed below.

You are too busy to attend classes in a brick-and-mortar classroom, so we know you don’t have time to request transcripts. Columbia College will REQUEST and PAY for your official transcripts when you complete step 1 below.

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1. As you complete your online application, please add all previous colleges and training academies to ensure that we order all of your necessary records for admissions and transfer evaluation purposes.

2. When you submit the online application, we will notify you it has been received. As your transcripts arrive, your enrollment counselor will update you via phone or email so you always know the status of your admission file. As soon as all transcripts are received, you will receive an official transfer evaluation listing all your transfer courses and an admission decision.

3. Some records requests require a photo ID. Email a copy of your driver’s license to cconline@columbiasc.eduA faxed copy of your driver’s license is NOT accepted.

4. Request a FSA ID at so you can file the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA). When you file the FAFSA, the Columbia College federal code is 003430.

At any time during the admission process if you have questions, contact Online Admissions at 855.428.2509, 803.786.3512 or email

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