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Columbia College Chicago specializes in undergraduate and graduate programs in arts and media. It is located in the South Loop district of downtown Chicago. It is a medium-sized institution with a school of fine and performing arts, liberal arts and sciences and media arts. It is not related to Columbia University in New York City.

Summer Programs at Columbia College Chicago

High School Summer Institute offers college level courses (with credit) in the arts and communication.

Sample courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Recorded Music
  • The Art of Teaching Young Children
  • Game Art
  • Advanced Television Production
  • and more

Tuition varies based on number of credits taken. Housing is available, but students must be taking six credit hours and be at least 16 years of age at the time of move-in. Housing fee includes meals.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
High School Summer Institute
Chicago, IL
Varies $1,275 $4,050