With an overall population of 33,055 and a student population of 5,751, approximately 5,581 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer liberal arts programs.
Columbia State Community College is the largest liberal arts school in Columbia, based on student population. In 2010, Columbia State Community College graduated approximately 254 students from its liberal arts program.
A reported 257 students graduated with credentials in liberal arts in Columbia in 2010. In 2009 tuition at liberal arts schools in Columbia was $2,905 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for liberal arts related books and supplies each year.
As a liberal arts professional in Columbia, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for liberal arts professionals in the state.