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As founding partner of the University Partner Center at Cuesta, Columbia College has been offering bachelor's degrees at Cuesta since 2001. Columbia College offers courses leading to bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, General Studies, and Psychology. Additional online bachelor’s degrees include: Accounting Finance, English Literature, Health Care Management, Human Resource Management, History, Human Services, Marketing, MIS, Political Science and Sociology. Four master’s degrees are also offered online: MBA, MSCJ, MAT and MAE.

Students transferring in from Cuesta College and other two-year and four-year accredited institutions will discover a student-friendly transfer policy at Columbia College. In our special relationship with Cuesta College, we have identified which of their courses will be accepted so you can better understand how the credits you have earned will transfer.

The Columbia College main campus is located in Columbia, Missouri. Columbia College was founded in 1851 and has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 170 years. As a private, nonprofit, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college, the college takes pride in its small classes, experience faculty and quality educational programs.

Through its network of 30 nationwide locations, the Day Campus and Evening Campus in Columbia, Mo., and the Online Campus, the college serves more than 20,000 students annually. Columbia College has an alumni base of 89,000 graduates.

Contact Information: Enrollment, registration, and advising are handled through the Columbia College office at Cuesta College.

Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Office location: Building 3400, Room 3405 at Cuesta College main campus (San Luis Obispo).

Director Information: Theresa Genova, MBA, (805) 593-0237, Email:

Columbia's main campus website:

Columbia's San Luis Obispo website