(Columbia, SC) – Columbia College proudly announces their placement amongst the 2018
Best Online Programs reported by U.S. News and World Report. This report computes its
rankings based on the online program’s effectiveness in awarding affordable bachelor's
degrees in a reasonable amount of time. The College was ranked no. 153 out of the 300+
schools that were included in the report.
"The online programs at Columbia College offer students the flexibility and opportunity
to pursue degrees that otherwise may be unattainable for them in a traditional setting,"
said Harry Cooper, JD director of the College's Communiversity under which online,
evening and graduate programs are housed. "This recognition speaks volumes to the
dedication of our faculty and students."
Columbia College offers a variety of online programs, including:
• Athletic Coaching (B.A.);
• Criminal Justice (B.A. and M.A.);
• Disaster and Emergency Management (B.A.);
• Fire Science (B.A.);
• Healthcare Management (M.A.);
• Nursing (B.A.); and
• Respiratory Care (B.A.)
The official ranking page for Columbia College can be found at
Columbia College, founded in 1854, is a liberal arts institution with an undergraduate women’s college and The Communiversity- coeducational offerings online, evening and graduate programs.