Columbia Area Career Center

Columbia, MO 65203

Columbia Area Career Center is one of the 19 public less than two year colleges in Missouri. Its campus is small in size and located in Columbia. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 18 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 16 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 88%).

Every year 80% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio4:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate88%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 29

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The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Columbia Area Career Center

Saline County Career Center
49.13 miles away
Warrensburg Area Career Center
74.35 miles away
Pike-Lincoln Technical Center
74.41 miles away
Four Rivers Career Center
75.01 miles away
Waynesville Career Center
75.72 miles away
Lex La-Ray Technical Center
84.07 miles away
Clinton Technical School
85.74 miles away
Kirksville Area Technical Center
89.4 miles away
Sanford-Brown College - Saint Peters
90.41 miles away
Applied Technology Services
106.55 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
06/12/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 78% of Columbia Area Career Center's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 61% $5,499
Other Federal Grant 6% $4,169
State Grant & Scholarships 39% $3,627
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 44% $4,765
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,147
$30,001 to $48,000$17,710
$48,001 to $75,000$23,485
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown

Relevant scholarships

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program

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Annette McClanahan Harrison Endowed Nursing Scholarship

An endowed scholarship was set up to be awarded to full time undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Nursing at the University of Missouri. Recipients must have demonstrated financial ...

Betty Crim Endowed Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship gives annual awards for undergraduate students attending the University of Missouri-Columbia full-time, majoring in Nursing. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need. ...

Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

This scholarship is for residents of the Heartland Foundation service region, which includes the following counties: In Missouri - Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, ...

Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

Applicants who are residents of Sedgwick County, Kansas or one of the surrounding counties may attend an accredited nursing program anywhere in the U.S.; applicants from any other state in ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing.

Columbia Area Career Center
4203 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65203

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