|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||6:1|
|Dormitory capacity||12,812 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Columbia University in the City of New York is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 37,009 applications and only 2,526 students were granted admission. Columbia University in the City of New York is at the #5 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 44% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 68% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1410 to 1590|
|ACT||32 to 35|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Columbia University in the City of New York's tuition was $52,478 for all students regardless of residency (95.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 57% of Columbia University in the City of New York's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,649 (which is 5.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbia University in the City of New York in 2016-2017, was 159, which is 11% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,698 (which is 3.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Columbia University in the City of New York has enrolled a total of 29,372 students (24,553 students full-time and 4,819 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 29,372 students, 628 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 8,124 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 21,248 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 149 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 33%
Black/African American: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Columbia University in the City of New York.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||23%||4,580|
|Legal Professions And Studies||9%||1,748|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||9%||1,737|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||1,539||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||803||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||755|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||646||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||416||22|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Columbia University in the City of New York full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Columbia University in the City of New York graduates 6 years after enrollment is $65,100. Last year, out of the total 2,897 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,549 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,998 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,638 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Columbia University in the City of New York.