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://admissions.columbia.edu
Address:West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:29,372
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):94%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:28,022 (95% 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:$55,056
Out-of-state Tuition:$55,056
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:57%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$46,127

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

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 NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services3172
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies878
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2152120
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1172
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs231
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1231
Education9119
Engineering13141210
English Language and Literature/Letters1321
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1114910
Health Professions and Related Programs161136
History1121
Legal Professions and Studies22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities331
Mathematics and Statistics3443
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies4433
Natural Resources and Conservation12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies111
Philosophy and Religious Studies2442
Physical Sciences6776
Psychology9229
Public Administration and Social Service Professions221
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences7897
Visual and Performing Arts3684
Grand total12790133101

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Engineering84
Mathematics and Statistics1
Physical Sciences1
Grand total145

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$55,056
Out-of-state$55,056
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$45,554
Out-of-state$45,554

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid81757%
Grant or scholarship aid74853%$46,127
Student loan aid17813%$8,978

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,63645%$47,950
Federal student loans1,84223%$5,435

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants37,00916,84120,168
Percent admitted100%7%6%
Percent admitted who enrolled4%5%4%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment29,372
Undergraduate enrollment8,124
Graduate enrollment21,248

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 (School of Nursing)
  • 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)
    • 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 (OT) - Professional Programs (Neurological Institute)
    • 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
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (American Language Program)
  • 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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