REGIONALLY ACCREDITED.

Columbia College strives for greatness every day by maintaining the highest level of accreditation possible. Columbia College is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

AFFORDABLE.

If you examine tuition at other private and state schools, you'll find Columbia College offers an affordable private education at a cost comparable to a public university. Transfer opportunities also help students avoid retaking (and repaying for) classes they have already completed at another university. Find out more about Columbia College's tuition.

RESPECTED.

Nationally ranked for quality and value. Numerous academic programs at Columbia College have been named "Best Buys" by GetEducated.com.

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Lake County Campus

1225 Tri-State Parkway
Suite 560
Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone: (847) 336-6333
E-mail: lakecounty@ccis.edu

Flexibility allows you to take classes at Columbia College-Lake County in one of three ways: at our campus located in Gurnee, online or a hybrid of both on-campus and online classes. If you don't have the time or means for a full-time college schedule, you can still further your education at Columbia College-Lake County.

  • Online classes are available in 8-week sessions, five times a year.
  • Taking a maximum of two classes per 8-week session helps focus your studies.
  • Start pursuing a new degree or pick up your studies where you left off years ago.

Additionally, transfer opportunities help students avoid retaking (and repaying for) classes they have already completed at another university. Learn more about Columbia College's friendly transfer policies and the Associate Degree Transfer Grant.