About Us

About Us

Why Columbia?

Columbia College is an ideal destination for those looking to enrich their lives and start or further their higher education. Our dedicated staff provides everything you will need for academic success, and due to our comparatively smaller class sizes, you'll be able to fully utilize their time and develop one-on-one relationships. And given our location around San Diego Reservoir from which wooded foothills join the rugged majesty of the Sierra Nevada. you'll be taking the next step of your academic and professional career surrounded by a unique and picturesque setting.

Mission Statement

Columbia College is a dynamic institution of learners and creative thinkers dedicated to high standards of student success. We prepare students to be fully engaged in an evolving world by offering comprehensive and high quality programs and services. Columbia College is committed to a culture of improvement through measuring student learning across the institution. We strive for excellence, foster a spirit of professionalism and embrace diversity.

Approved by the YCCD Board of Trustees on March 14, 2012
Adopted by Columbia College Council on February 3, 2012

Vision Statement, Core Values, Goals and Objectives

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