Columbia College Hollywood educates students in the art and science of communications and the diverse media of contemporary storytelling within an exploration of the liberal arts. Our rigorous course of study and practice prepares graduates to be analytical thinkers and effective communicators who are creative, knowledgeable, and responsible contributors to advancing a curious, thoughtful, and compassionate global community.
LICENSING & ACCREDITATION
Flashpoint Chicago, A Campus of Columbia College Hollywood has received degree-granting authority and approval in Illinois from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).
The Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701-1377
Main Phone: 217-782-2551
In addition, this Institution is authorized by
The Indiana Board for Proprietary Education
101 W. Ohio St., Suite 670
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
In order to file a complaint with the Illinois Board of Higher Education, please use the following link
Columbia College Hollywood and Flashpoint Chicago, A Campus of Columbia College Hollywood are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Columbia College Hollywood became a WSCUC accredited institution in 2014. Prior to accreditation by WSCUC, until 2014, Columbia College Hollywood was accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the accrediting body for higher education institutions specializing in art and design. Below, you will find a link to the most recent commission action letters and visiting team reports.
For more information on WSCUC accreditation, please contact:
WSCUC Senior College and University Commission
985 Atlantic Avenue #100
Alameda, CA 94501
|AAS, Film + Broadcast||82%||87%||81%||93%||86%|
|AAS, Recording Arts||75%||82%||82%||97%||83%|
|AAS, Animation + Visual Effects||75%||76%||95%||93%||83%|
|AAS, Game + Interactive Media||78%||78%||82%||91%||91%|
|AAS, Design + Visual Communication||69%||88%||91%||N/A||N/A|
|AAS, Game + Interactive Media||50%||44%||44%||46%||62%||65%|
|AAS, Film + Broadcast||79%||91%||84%||78%||63%||69%|
|AAS, Design + Visual Communication||89%||100%||100%||91%||N/A||N/A|
|AAS, Animation + Visual Effects||50%||73%||72%||74%||80%||88%|
|AAS, Recording Arts||74%||84%||84%||78%||63%||69%|
|BS Digital Media, Postproduction||100%|
|BS Digital Media, Digital Marketing||100%|
Retention rate is the percentage of students entering one fall who are still enrolled the following fall. The retention rate population for federal reporting purposes is carefully defined as new college students (first-time freshmen) enrolled in a degree-seeking program.
Graduation rates measure the percentage of first-time students who complete their program within 150% of the expected time.
Placement rate measures the percentage of graduates who find employment after graduation. See also: definition of placement. definition of placement