Historical image of male and female graduations and presenters walking toward graduation ceremony. Graduate raises her hands to the sky, wearing a huge smile, as she crosses the stage during commencement ceremony.

Graduation & Commencement

Congratulations, graduate! You've worked hard, overcome challenges, and reached an exciting milestone in your academic journey. It's time to celebrate everything you’ve accomplished. 

Columbia College hosts various commencement ceremonies for our diverse student populations. Celebrating master’s bachelor’s and associate degree candidates, you have the opportunity to participate on campus or at a location near you. 


Commencement ceremony with graduate cap reading "Excuse me while I succeed - Roxanne".

Main Campus Ceremonies - Apr 27, 2024

Ceremonies are held on the Columbia College campus in Columbia, MO.

Graduate ceremony with graduate cap reading "Mommy did it!"

Nationwide Ceremonies

Ceremonies are held separately for nationwide locations.

Graduate ceremony with graduate cap reading "it always seems impossible until it's done - RN".


Attend the livestream of the Main Campus ceremonies.

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Too many people have been made to feel that higher education isn’t a place for them— that it is someone else’s dream. But we change all that. With individualized attention and ongoing support, we help you write a new story for the future where you play the starring role.