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Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia University in the City of New York West 116 St and Broadway New York, NY 10027 Phone: (212) 854-1754
  • General Information
    About Columbia University in the City of New York

    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.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 22,844
    Percent Admitted 11%
    Men Admitted 13%
    Women Admitted 10%
    Full Time Retention Rate 98%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 660 760
      Math 670 780
      Writing 650 760
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 28 33
      English 29 34
      Math 28 34
      Writing 8 10
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 25,340
    Native American 81.0
    Asian 3,128.0
    African American 1,441.0
    Hispanic 1,488.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,969
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 14,465

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