Which type of student are you? Discover your application requirements below.
FreshmanYou’ve completed high school, home school, or a GED by the time you enroll at Columbia. You have not enrolled in coursework at a post-secondary college or university.
TransferYou’ve completed high school, home school, or a GED and have enrolled in at least 1 credit hour at a post-secondary college or university.
GraduateYou’ve earned a bachelor’s degree (or are nearly finished with one) and are interested in earning a master of arts, master of fine arts, or master of arts management.
Second Bachelor'sYou’ve completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university and are interested in earning another bachelor’s degree.
ReturningYou were previously enrolled at Columbia and paused your studies for one year or longer. Welcome back!
Non-Degree SeekingYou’re 18 or older and are interested in taking individual classes at Columbia, but you’re not seeking a degree.