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Is Columbia College Hollywood the right place for you? Connect with an admissions counselor to discover all that CCH has to offer for creative storytellers like you! Scholarships. Majors. Portfolios. Applications. Transcripts. We’re here to guide you every step of the way.

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Tell us a little about yourself and your goals.

Demand For Storytellers

The world needs storytellers. Careers in entertainment, technology, old & new media, education, and business demand the creativity and skills fostered in a CCH education.

Future Focused To Succeed

How success is defined is unique to each of us individually. CCH is committed to providing you with the knowledge, skills, and connections for you to reach your success.

Hands On Learning

CCH believes learning is best done by doing. While there is a place for exams and papers, there are rich lessons to be learned through experimentation and the creative process.

Frequently asked questions

Columbia College Hollywood offers the following degrees:

  • BFA Cinema
  • BFA Graphic Design + Interactive Media
  • BFA Visual Effects
  • AFA Cinema

You can also earn your BFA in Graphic Design + Interactive Media or Visual Effects online.

Columbia College Hollywood’s Career Development Office helps both students and alumni with polishing resumes, sharpening interview skills, securing for-credit internships, and finding full-time jobs.

Although Columbia College Hollywood does not offer on-campus housing, we have pre-negotiated student rental rates with a student housing company. Please visit our student housing page to read more.

Yes, we have scholarships available and we also offer work-study scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on both merit and need. See the Scholarship page for more information.

Our current student-to-teacher ratio is 15:1.

Our teachers are working professionals in the industry. They’ve won awards including Emmys, Golden Globes, and Academy Awards. They are among the best in the industry. For a list of teachers and their entertainment credits, visit our faculty page.

Private tours are offered Monday thru Friday from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm. You can either call an Admissions representative at 818-345-8414 to schedule a tour or you can book your tour using our Private Tour request form. We also host a quarterly Open House day. Click here for information on the next Open House.

We are located in the West San Fernando area of Los Angeles, in the Tarzana neighborhood, about 15 minutes from downtown L.A. and within 20-30 minutes of all the major studios, including Fox, Disney, Warner Brothers, Universal, and ABC.

Yes, Columbia College Hollywood is non-profit institution that is regionally accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission. For more information about our WSCUC accreditation, please click here.

At CCH, we believe it is important to take a stand by demonstrating our willingness to promote and inspire systemic change. We must speak honestly and truthfully to the ugliness of racism that permeates throughout our society today. It may be an uncomfortable conversation for some, but it is an all-too familiar reality for anyone living in this country with black or brown skin. Hiding from it, ignoring it, or being silent about it will not make it go away.

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