Achieve Columbia is an invitation-only program for students who have previously applied to Columbia College Chicago. If you have not yet applied for admission, please start by finding the application that best fits you on this page.
Achieve Columbia participants receive personalized advising, attend specialized events at Open House, Manifest, and more! Achieve Columbia is an inclusive and personalized approach to support college completion at Columbia College Chicago. Selected students will attend their local community college or university and create a customized transfer plan with their dedicated Columbia transfer admission representative.
Students who succesfully complete their Achieve Columbia transfer plan are guaranteed admission to Columbia College Chicago, along with a minimum, annually-renewable scholarship of $2,000.