Never stop learning.
Enhance your skills. Pursue a late-blooming creative passion. Explore a discipline before committing to a degree program. Take coursework not offered at your college or university. Whatever your goal or reason, we’re thrilled you're considering taking courses at Columbia College Chicago.
Apply as a nondegree-seeking student if you’re interested in taking courses but are not seeking a college degree from Columbia. Nondegree-seeking students must be 18 or older. If you're interested in taking graduate-level courses as a nondegree-seeking student, please contact Graduate Admissions at 312-369-7260.
To apply as a nondegree-seeking student, submit the following required items in addition to the application.