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Welcome to the CCDC

 Community College

challenge to succeed with Columbia College

Online VESL Class  Eligible for Citizen and greencard
Financial Aid (FAFSA) is available for those who qualify

Why

Student Choose CCDC

1.National Accredited

Council on Occupational Education (COE)

2. Various Financial Aid Available

-Federal Student Aid

-GI BILL & TA

-School Scholarship &Grant

3. Variety of programs

-Certificate and degree programs

-Vocational /academic programs

4. Ease of Entry into Degree Programs

Exclusive benefis for our current students

5.Career-Oriented Educaion Programs

-Focused on a fast

-start into the job market by earning degrees

-A step forward to the American Dream

6. Outstanding Curricula and Faculty Members

-A high level of satisfaction with quality education

-Experienced and highly qualified instructors

7. Online ESL Program

-Nationally acredited

-Financial aid is available to those who qualify

8. CPT & OPT Available

-Curricular Practical Training(CPT) & Optional Practical Training(OPT)

-Legally authorized to work in the United States

9.Affordable Tuition

High standard programs at competitive tuition

10. 3 Campuses and 1 Office Location

-Washington metropolitan area: Tysons, Centreville,  Silver Spring, and  Elicott City

-Easy access to the highway: I-495 & I-66 -metro: Spring Hill Station(Silver line)

V-ESL

Online V-ESL Class

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Our Online VESL

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Columbia College is here to support you by offering financial aid to achieve your educational goals

Online VESL Program Overview

  1. The main purpose of the Online VESL (Vocational English as Second Language) program is to offer VESL courses to students via online.

  2. The main purpose of VESL at Columbia College is to improve immigrant students’ English fluency to obtain better employment opportunities.

  3. VESL programs allow immigrants to become better communicators within their work setting and identify transferable job skills.

  4. VESL is designed to provide job related communication and comprehensive English language skills for job readiness and advancement for students who have previous job experience and/or skills.

Learning English anywhere and anytime

Asynchronous education via VESL e-learning website (www.ccdcedu.com/elearning)

Admissions Dates
VESL COURSE INTRODUCTION

BEGINNER - JOB SUCCESS 1

INTERMEDIATE - JOB SUCCESS 2

INTERMEDIATE- JOB SUCCESS 3

ADVANCED- JOB SUCCESS 4

ADVANCED- JOB SUCCESS 5

HOMEROOM CLASSES (HR)

HYBRID PROGRAM

FRIDAY ENGLISH CLUB

Program Tuition and Fees

       We are offering students with various financial assistance to support their educational goal

Financial Aid

What is FAFSA?

 

All students are expected to contribute towards the cost of their college education. How much you and your family will be expected to contribute depends on your financial situation which is what is referred to as your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form used by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to determine your EFC by conducting a “need analysis” based on financial information, such as income, assets and other household information, which you (and your parents if you are a dependent student) will be asked to provide. The form is submitted to, and processed by, a federal processor contracted by the ED, and the results are electronically sent to the financial aid offices at the schools you listed on your application.

The FAFSA is the application you will use to determine eligibility for federal, state, and college-sponsored financial aid, including grants and educational loans. Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and easier than ever, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to help pay for year college or vocational school.

Pell

A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Federal Pell Grants are usually awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or a professional degree. Awards range from $657 to $6,195 per year. The actual amount is determined by the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Federal Pell Grant Schedule. To renew this award each year, you must still demonstrate sufficient need per the FAFSA and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.

 

FSEOG

A Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a grant for undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.​

 

AWARD AMOUNT

The annual maximum amount of FSEOG is $4,000 and the minimum is $100 for the first academic year, depending on students’ financial need, when s/he applies, and the availability of funds and policies of the financial aid office at Columbia College. The FSEOG does not need to be repaid.

 

School Scholarship

Columbia College offers scholarships for school programs.
Students with excellent academic records will be considered for the scholarship.
The Presidential Scholarship is offered to low-income ESL students.

 

Types of Aid Details

Federal Pell Grant

  • Up to $6,195 per academic year (50 weeks)

  • This is a grant; you do not have to repay.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • Range from $100 to $4,000 for the first academic year

  • Awarded to students with the greatest need (except ESL students)

  • This is a grant; you do not have to repay.

Scholarships

  • Columbia College Academic Scholarship (up to $1,000; $200 per session, 10 weeks)

  • Presidential Grant (up to $2,406; $401 per session, 10 weeks)

Admission Requirements

Process for FAFSA student

Submit Required Document and Fee

(optional)

Apply for Financial Aid or Post 9/11 GI BILL

Take the CaMLA Test

Pay Tuition

Attend student orientation (*mandatory)

The Federal Student Aid (Title IV) program is available for students who are U.S. citizens or eligible permanent residents and will be working towards a certificate or a diploma in an eligible program. The purpose of the Federal Student Aid is to provide monetar assistance to students who can benefit from our institutional as well as federal financial assistance programs, such as scholarship, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and low-interest (subsidized and unsubsidized) Federal Direct Loan programs on seven associate degrees and five certificate programs. Students must be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible for assistance. Contact the financial aid department for more specific information regarding eligibility.

Process for International student

Submit Required Document and Fee

Receive I-20

and acceptance letter from CCDC

Pay SEVIS fee on (http://fmjfee.com)

Apply F1 Student Visa

Pay tuition after the visa approval

Enter the U.S. no more than 30 days before start date

Attend student

orientation (*mandatory)

The Federal Student Aid (Title IV) program is available for students who are U.S. citizens or eligible permanent residents and will be working towards a certificate or a diploma in an eligible program. The purpose of the Federal Student Aid is to provide monetar assistance to students who can benefit from our institutional as well as federal financial assistance programs, such as scholarship, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and low-interest (subsidized and unsubsidized) Federal Direct Loan programs on seven associate degrees and five certificate programs. Students must be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible for assistance. Contact the financial aid department for more specific information regarding eligibility.

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Contact

(703) 206-0508 Ext 311

Address

8620 Westwood Center Dr, Vienna, VA 22182, USA

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