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Apply as a second bachelor’s student if you’ve completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university and are interested in earning another bachelor’s degree. Please note that a Bachelor of Arts (BA) is the only degree option available for a second bachelor's student.
Columbia accepts and reviews applications on a rolling basis, and it’s in your best interest to complete your application as early as possible.
Spring Semester Deadline: December 13, 2020
Fall Semester Priority Deadline: January 15, 2021
Follow these steps to apply.
1. Complete your application for admission.
Are you an international student? Follow the same steps listed here, and review this page for additional requirements.
2. Submit your transcripts.
All second bachelor's degree applicants are required to submit their official college transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions office.
Ask your institution(s) to send official transcripts to Columbia College Chicago Admissions at 600 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605. All transcripts received by mail or in person must be in the original sealed envelope from the school.
We also accept transcripts—when sent directly from the institution—via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to 312-369-8024.
3. Submit application fee.
The application fee for students (nonrefundable) is $25.