Columbia College–Lake of the Ozarks offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners, utilizing its national network and robust online program.
Thrive with a flexible schedule
Online classes relocate if you do. We also offer in-seat classes at 18 military venues across the country. See the Columbia College course schedule to find classes that work around your military duties.
Get ready for the next session
Columbia College class sessions last eight weeks and six sessions are available each year. The next session begins October 25, 2021 and the registration deadline is October 24, 2021.
What can I study?
Columbia College is a leader in higher education. We serve students on our residential campus, online and at more than 30 educational venues across the country. Our programs equip learners of all ages with the skills needed to succeed in the workforce of today and tomorrow.
Get started at Columbia College
Complete the admission process
Complete the free application with proof of high school completion. An Enrollment Counselor can help you every step of the way.
Connect with an academic advisor
Once admitted, an academic advisor will help you make decisions about your major, coursework and career goals.
Apply for financial aid
Leverage scholarship opportunities or find out if you’re eligible for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Transfer coursework, military training and licensures, and save time and money on your degree
Register for classes
Select your courses for the upcoming term
About Lake of the Ozarks
Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks was established in 1990 and moved to its current facility in 2005. The space offers large comfortable classrooms, a state-of-the-art science lab and high-tech computer labs. Students enjoy a large commons area with a small kitchen, computers and comfortable study chairs. Nursing students work in a medical skills lab complete with current hospital equipment.
The venue provides a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its degree offerings and eight-week course format. With a national network and a robust online program, the college offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners.
More than 900 students each year take a mix of in-seat and online classes here.
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We’re here for you every step of the way. Through your education, into your career and beyond!