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We are pleased you have decided to apply for admission to Columbia College Hollywood (CCH) and look forward to helping you make your career dreams a reality! The application process for all students begins with the completion of an online application for admission.

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Choose One of Two Ways to Apply 

Choose one of the application options below to apply to CCH. Neither option provides an advantage for acceptance.

Apply Through CCH

Fee: $50

A fast online application that's submitted directly to us.

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Apply With Common App

Fee: $50

A third-party tool, this option may be faster if you already have a Common App Account.

Apply for High School Summer Program

Here is a unique opportunity for high schoolers to learn the art of Film and Television Production, Film and Digital Cinematography, Visual Effects and Motion Graphics, Creative Writing or Acting from experienced entertainment professionals in a collegiate setting. Earn up to 4 units of valuable College Academic Credit. It also can give you Advanced Placement (AP) credit at your current high school.

Application Deadlines

Columbia College offers admission to qualified applicants on a first-come-first-serves basis, giving the advantage to students who apply early. It is possible that we may fill all available spots prior to an application deadline, so once you decide Columbia College is the right place to begin your career, you should apply immediately.


If you have an economic hardship, you can apply for a Degree Program Application Fee Waiver. The instructions for applying for an Application Fee Waiver are provided within the online application for admission.

Columbia College Hollywood welcomes applications from all students without regard to gender, race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying handicap status.

CCH is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission.