Located in Illinois and founded in the year 1890 is the Columbia College Chicago. The university is an independent, liberal arts college specializing in arts and media disciplines. The student body comprises of roughly 9500 students who pursue their education in 65 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs. The academic programs are divided into three faculties for convenience which includes The School of Fine and Performing Arts, The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and The School of Media Arts. With a new department added i.e. The School of Business and Entrepreneurship, the institute is expanding and branching out to provide programs in newer areas of expertise. In the year 2013, Columbia College Chicago was ranked 8th as the Midwest’s Top Animation and Game Design School as per the American Career Review. With the mission to educate students into acquiring creative prospects in diverse areas of arts and media, the university prepares students to be global citizens and to be successful artists and creative professionals. With a powerful academic curriculum backed up by some of the brightest minds as faculty, the well-established professors consistently train, research, innovate, shape and impact the students in to achieving their professional and personal goals. Some of the notable alumni of Columbia College Chicago include Genndy Tartakovsky, Michelle Monaghan, Mauro Fiore, Kathleen Flinn, Tonya Pinkins and so on. Keep reading to know all the famous personalities who attended the Columbia College Chicago.
Michelle MonaghanMichelle Monaghan
(Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor)


Brant DaughertyBrant Daugherty

Genndy TartakovskyGenndy Tartakovsky
(Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter)

17 January 1970

(Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Record producer, Rapper, Singer)

17 July 1987


Kyle KinaneKyle Kinane
(Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor)
Erica HubbardErica Hubbard
(Film Producer, Model, Actor)

Rashid JohnsonRashid Johnson

John McNaughtonJohn McNaughton
(Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer)

13 January 1950


Mauro FioreMauro Fiore

Kid SisterKid Sister
(Rapper, Actor, Singer)
Erika Lauren WasilewskiErika Lauren Wasilewski
(Singer-songwriter, Radio personality, Presenter)

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Ignatiy VishnevetskyIgnatiy Vishnevetsky
(Film critic, Essayist, Critic)
Jim ZulevicJim Zulevic
(Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality)

Ducis RodgersDucis Rodgers
(Journalist, TV Journalist, Sports commentator)

Larry HeinemannLarry Heinemann
(Memoirist, Novelist)

Janusz KamińskiJanusz Kamiński
(Cinematographer, Film Director)