School of Graduate Studies

Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $60

Degrees Offered

Civic Media MA
Fine Arts MFA
Master of Arts Management
Cinema Arts and Television Producing MFA
Entrepreneurship for Creatives MA

Our Program

Columbia College Chicago's School of Graduate Studies offers master's degree programs in the arts, media, and the business of the arts.

Students pursue advanced study in small, selective programs that are grounded in history and theory and shaped by the trends of contemporary practice. Under the guidance of award-winning faculty, students prepare to advance their careers, shape the future of their disciplines, and effect meaningful change in their communities.


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $60


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Additional Requirements

Most programs will require an interview after the initial review process.

International applicants have additional requirements for English Proficiency and Transcript Credential Evaluation, as well an application fee of $75.

Application Deadline

For more information, visit our website at colum.ed/graduate.

Student Body


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Location & Contact