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Columbia College courts vets:

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Columbia College of Missouri has announced it will waive application fees for veteran students starting with the March session, which begins March 17. The fee waiver is available to new veteran students enrolling in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. To be eligible, new veteran students need to have been honorably discharged and must provide their DD214, DD215, NGB22 or NGB23 to verify veteran status. More than 25 percent of Columbia College of Missouri students are service members, veterans or their dependents, school officials say. Columbia College of Missouri features four campuses in the state of Illinois, located in Lake County (Gurnee), Crystal Lake, Elgin and Freeport, and offers a variety of in-seat and online degrees. For more information, visit

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