“You will never have more fun in your life. This is like (space camp x laughter)2/fun.” – Andrew Smreker
“More important than anything else you will ever do. Ever” – Jesse Kubanet
“I would relive my life just to do Comedy Studies again” – Naomi Penner
Columbia College Chicago Comedy Studies will consider applications from students attending any four-year college or university who:
Applicants Must Provide the Following:
Unsure whether you have the relevant experience? There are multiple ways to fulfill these requirements, for more information please email email@example.com
See the “Apply” page for further information about the application process for the program.
Returning Columbia Students Must Provide the Following:
See the “Apply” page for further information about the application process for the program if you are a current Columbia student.
Term Start Dates 2023 -2024
Fall: Tuesday, September 5
Spring: Monday, January 22
Summer: Monday, June 10
Fall: December 12 + 13
Spring: May 7 + 8
Summer: July 20
Spring: Early Bird: October 11
Spring Regular: October 31
Summer/Fall Early Bird: February 14
Summer/Fall Regular Deadline: March 27
*Tuition periodically changes, so these numbers can fluctuate slightly. Exact tuition prices will be given upon acceptance into the program. Feel free to visit https://www.colum.edu/student-financial-services/create-a-plan/calculate-your-costs/ for further information about shifts in tuition for Columbia College Chicago.
Tuition for the 12 credit hour semester of Comedy Studies is $8,820.00 ($735 per credit hour)
Tuition for the 16 credit hour semester of Comedy Studies is $14,635.00.
The Comedy Studies program, as well as Columbia College Chicago, do not offer any forms of financial aid to visiting students. Please check with your home institution to see if any aid you are currently using can be applied to your semester with Comedy Studies.