Columbia University in the City of New York

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world rank  11

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University Overview

Founded in 1754, Columbia University in the City of New York is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Columbia University in the City of New York is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Columbia University in the City of New York offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 264 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1754
Motto In lumine tuo videbimus lumen
In Thy light shall we see light (Psalms 36:9)
Colours Columbia blue and white

University Location

Address West 116 Street and Broadway
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10027 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 854 1754
F +1 (212) 854 9509

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office

+1 (212) 854 2522

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Columbia University in the City of New York's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)

Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Ivy League

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Online Courses

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