Columbia College–Whidbey Island offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners, utilizing its national network and robust online program.
Thrive with a flexible schedule
Online classes relocate if you do. We also offer in-seat classes at 18 military venues across the country. See the Columbia College course schedule to find classes that work around your military duties.
Get ready for the next session
Columbia College class sessions last eight weeks and six sessions are available each year. The next session begins January 10, 2022 and the registration deadline is January 9, 2022.
No fees. No book costs. Plus, reduced tuition!
As part of our ongoing commitment to the military community, Columbia College now offers a new Military-Affiliated Benefit for currently serving members, installation employees – and their spouses and dependents! Plus, with Truition®,you pay no fees and books are provided at no cost!
What can I study?
Columbia College is a leader in higher education. We serve students on our residential campus, online and at more than 30 educational venues across the country. Our programs equip learners of all ages with the skills needed to succeed in the workforce of today and tomorrow.
Get started at Columbia College
Complete the admission process
Complete the free application with proof of high school completion. An Enrollment Counselor can help you every step of the way.
Connect with an academic advisor
Once admitted, an academic advisor will help you make decisions about your major, coursework and career goals.
Apply for financial aid
Leverage scholarship opportunities or find out if you’re eligible for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Transfer coursework, military training and licensures, and save time and money on your degree
Register for classes
Select your courses for the upcoming term
About NAS Whidbey Island
Columbia College-Whidbey Island was established in 2001 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island . The venue offers six high-tech classrooms, high-speed and wireless access, qualified academic advisors and faculty. Students also have online access to library resources.
The venue provides a unique educational opportunity to working adults through its degree offerings and eight-week course format. With a national network and a robust online program, the college offers convenient courses to civilians and military learners.
More than 300 students each year take a mix of in-seat and online classes here.
Let us be your guide
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We’re here for you every step of the way. Through your education, into your career and beyond!