The Office of Student Financial Services wants to help you find ways to finance your education at Columbia College Chicago. Information within these web pages will assist undergraduate, second bachelor's degree and graduate students. Please read the web pages closely, especially those parts addressing the application process, establishing eligibility, and deadlines.
The purpose of financial aid is to fund, to the extent possible, the difference between the cost of your education and what you and your family are expected to contribute. It is important, however, that you realize the bottom line rests with you to pay for your education.
Columbia College Chicago complies with all Federal, State and local Governmental agencies. Learn about the privacy laws that apply to academic and financial information in the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act also known as FERPA. Students can submit a Release of Information for 2015-2016 or 2016-2017 to the Records Office to give other individuals permission to access their financial information.
Collaborating with you, we enable access to Higher Education by providing innovative services, while promoting financial responsibility.