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Quick Facts

 

 

1936

Columbia Founded

 

 

 

425

Students

 

 

 

69

Faculty & Staff

 

 

 

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

 

 

 

STUDENTS BY PROGRAM

 

50%

BA Degrees

 

 

27%

Certificate

 

 

21%

Diploma

 

 

2%

Undecided

 

 

Student Residence

 

48%

Commuters

 

 

48%

Residents

 

 

4%

On Internships

 

 

WHERE OUR STUDENTS ARE FROM
Where Our Students Are From

 

20

United States

 

 

09

International

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

Is Columbia accredited?

Columbia is accredited with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (A.B.H.E.), an autonomous association of Canadian and U.S. colleges seeking to enhance Christ-centred biblically-based higher education in North America. A.B.H.E. is a member of the Commission on Recognition of Post-secondary Accreditation (C.O.R.P.A.), the body that provides for accreditation of all recognized American universities, colleges and professional preparation programs. For more information please visit the A.B.H.E. website.

 

 

Will the courses I take at Columbia transfer to another Bible college or university?

If you are transferring to another Christian college or university, many of your courses will transfer. If you are transferring to a secular institution, the number of transfer credits won't be quite as high, but some of your credits will qualify for transfer. We have several credit transfer agreements that you can read about here. We always recommend that you contact the institution you would like to transfer into to be sure of their policies on accepting Christian College credit. Please refer to our transfer guides to see Columbia's articulation agreements.

 

 

Do I have to be Mennonite to attend Columbia?

Definitely not. While Columbia is owned and operated by two of the major Mennonite denominations (BC Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and Mennonite Church British Columbia), we have many students who come from other faith denominations like Christian Reformed, Baptist, Evangelical Free, and more.

 

 

Are there scholarships or bursaries available from Columbia?

Yes, Columbia offers scholarships and bursaries to new and continuing students! These types of awards are great to apply for because you don’t have to pay the money back! You must be an accepted student to apply for scholarships and bursaries, and you can learn more on our Financial Aid page.