Columbia University in the City of New York

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Columbia University in the City of New York Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (212) 854-1754
Website: www.columbia.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.columbia.edu/content/admissions-offices
Address: West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 31,077
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 95%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 6 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 29,353 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $59,430
Out-of-state Tuition: $59,430
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 58%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $53,284

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Columbia University in the City of New York Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 3172
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 878
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2252220
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1192
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 331
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1241
Education 9119
Engineering 13141210
English Language and Literature/Letters 1321
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1114910
Health Professions and Related Programs 161136
History 1121
Legal Professions and Studies 122
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 331
Mathematics and Statistics 3443
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4443
Natural Resources and Conservation 12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 111
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2442
Physical Sciences 6776
Psychology 9229
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 221
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 8897
Visual and Performing Arts 3684
Grand total 13190138101

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Columbia University in the City of New York and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $59,430
Out-of-state $59,430
Books and supplies $1,270

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $48,390
Out-of-state $48,390

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 833 58%
Grant or scholarship aid 750 52% $53,284
Student loan aid 157 11% $9,845

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,916 60% $41,752
Federal student loans 1,787 22% $10,801

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Columbia University in the City of New York. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Columbia University in the City of New York students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 40,572 18,360 22,212
Percent admitted 100% 6% 6%
Percent admitted who enrolled 4% 4% 3%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Columbia University in the City of New York Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 31,077
Undergraduate enrollment 8,216
Graduate enrollment 22,861

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Columbia University in the City of New York Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Predoctoral
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Endodontics
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

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