Columbia College Hollywood Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8512 of 14,131 In the World
#2157 of 2,597 In North America
#2063 of 2,496 In the United States
#189 of 249 In California
#21 of 31 In Los Angeles

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$32,432 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Columbia College Hollywood Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Columbia College Hollywood has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

23 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Columbia College Hollywood has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 115 (40%)
Black or African American 47 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 35 (12%)
Hispanic 34 (12%)
Two or more races 22 (8%)
Asian 19 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 9 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Columbia College Hollywood is $32,432 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $31,857
$30-48K $32,647
$48-75K $35,744
$75-110K $35,076
$110K+ $32,215

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $25,680
Tuition in-state $25,680
Tuition out-of-state $25,680
Fee in-district $495
Fee in-state $495
Fee out-of-state $495

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 300
Room charge $8,500

Columbia College Hollywood majors

Columbia College Hollywood has granted 142 bachelor's degrees across 4 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Columbia College Hollywood.

Major Associate Bachelor
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 89
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 13 36
Digital Arts 2 13
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 5
Graphic Design 4
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 2
Design and Visual Communications, General 1
Grand Total 26 142

Columbia College Hollywood has a graduation rate of 48%, which is among the 38% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 48% 49% 44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 36%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Notable alumni

  1. Jaume Collet-Serra

    Jaume Collet-Serra
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1974-.. (age 50)
    film producerfilm directordirector

    Jaume Collet-Serra is a Spanish-American film director and producer. He directed the horror films House of Wax (2005), Orphan (2009), and The Shallows (2016), as well as the Liam Neeson-led thriller films Unknown (2011), Non-Stop (2014), Run All Night (2015), and The Commuter (2018). Collet-Serra also directed the Dwayne Johnson-led films, Jungle Cruise (2021), based on the eponymous theme park attraction from Disney, and Black Adam (2022), based on the comic book character of the same name from DC.

  2. Robert Schwentke

    Robert Schwentke
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1968-.. (age 56)
    screenwriterfilm director

    Robert Schwentke is a German film director and screenwriter. He is best known for directing Flightplan (2005), The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), Red (2010), The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015), The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), The Captain (2017), and Snake Eyes (2021).

  3. Brent Morin

    Brent Morin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1986-.. (age 38)
    television actoractor

    Brent Morin is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician and writer. He was a panelist in the sixth season of Chelsea Lately and played Justin Kearney on the NBC sitcom Undateable, Matt on the Netflix series Merry Happy Whatever, and the agent Hobbs on the sci-fi web-series Crunch Time, on Rooster Teeth. In 2015, Morin released his stand-up comedy show, I'm Brent Morin, exclusively on Netflix.

  4. Salim Akil

    Salim Akil
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1964-.. (age 60)
    film directorshowrunnerscreenwriterfilm producer

    Salim Akil is an American film and television producer, director, and screenwriter from Oakland, California. He developed the television series Black Lightning based on a DC comics character of the same name. He is a co-founder of Akil Productions which he founded with his wife Mara Brock Akil.

  5. Jay Jennings

    Jay Jennings
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1965-.. (age 59)
    film directorscreenwritervoice actor

    Jay Robert Jennings is an American independent filmmaker and author. He has directed two feature films, Loanshark (1999) and Hell to Pay (2014), as well as, an assortment of short films and documentaries. Jennings uses handheld cameras and cinéma vérité techniques, shooting his films among old Hollywood buildings and streets.

General info

Founded 1952
Total FTE staff 61
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and contacts

Address 18618 Oxnard St
Tarzana, California, 91356-1411
United States
City population 3,899,000
Phone 8183458414

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