Columbia University in the City of New York

Mission Statement

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Location

Columbia University in the City of New York
West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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Contact Information

General Information: 212-854-1754

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    Not Available
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Football
  • Other Sports
  • Rowing
  • Wrestling

Female Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Rowing
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving

Tuition & Fees Per Year

Undergraduate:

In-State:
$51,008
Out-of-State:
$51,008

Graduate:

In-State:
$42,850
Out-of-State:
$42,850

Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:
29,073
Undergraduates:
8,314
Graduates:
20,759

Student Demographics

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  • 47.25% (Female Students)
  • 52.75% (Male Students)
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  • 21.63% (Asian)
  • 0.17% (Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)
  • 9.62% (Black)
  • 50.52% (Caucasian)
  • 17.36% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.70% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: yes  Air Force ROTC: yes 

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • 32,967 Apply
  • 2,291 Are Accepted
  • 1,424 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • yes Certificate
  • no Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

Learn more about this school at: www.columbia.edu

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Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.