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Columbia College Hollywood

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

8:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Columbia College Hollywood (CCH) offers professional and academic instruction in the arts and sciences of motion pictures and television. The College produces artists with technical proficiency and technicians who are also artists; CCH graduates men and women ready to make immediate and significant contributions to the entertainment industry.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$26,175

Out of state

$26,175
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
95%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 56.0% $4,767
State/local grants 12.0% $6,112
Institutional grants 94.0% $9,318
Loans 69.0% $6,606

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$1,080 per year

Personal Expenses

$. per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Film/Cinema/Media Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Digital Arts
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      • A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues. See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as finished products or as components of film/video, broadcast, live, or mixed media productions. Includes instruction in sound equipment operation and maintenance; music, dialogue, and sound effects recording; soundtrack editing; dubbing and mixing; sound engineering; tape, disk, and CD production; digital recording and transmission; amplification and modulation; and working with producers, editors, directors, artists, and production managers. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects
      • A program that prepares individuals to use computer applications and related visual and sound imaging techniques to manipulate images and information originating as film, video, still photographs, digital copy, soundtracks, and physical objects in order to communicate messages simulating real-world content. Includes instruction in specialized camerawork and equipment operation and maintenance, image capture, computer programming, dubbing, CAD applications, and applications to specific commercial, industrial, and entertainment needs. See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Digital Arts
      • A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Design and Visual Communications, General
      • A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Graphic Design
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Film/Cinema/Media Studies
      • A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/media arts, as well as the basic principles of filmmaking and film production. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      • A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos. Includes instruction in theory of film, film technology and equipment operation, film production, film directing, film editing, cinematographic art, film audio, techniques for making specific types of films and/or videos, media technologies, computer image making, multi-media production, and the planning and management of film/video operations. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
43%
Male Students
57%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian40.37%
  2. Black18.46%
  3. Hispanic/Latino11.97%
  4. Not Specified10.75%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities10.74%
  6. Asian4.87%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native1.42%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.42%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

926

Undergraduate students

926

Full Time Students
91%
Part Time Students
9%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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