Columbia University

Columbia University, New York, NY, USA


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established Established :

1754

campus University Type and Campus :

Urban, total 299 acres (1.21 km2)

Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain. Columbia is the oldest college in the state of New York and the fifth chartered institution of higher learning in the country, making it one of nine colonial colleges founded before the Declaration of Independence. After the American Revolutionary War, King's College briefly became a state entity, and was renamed Columbia College in 1784. A 1787 charter placed the institution under a private board of trustees before it was renamed Columbia University in 1896 when the campus was moved from Madison Avenue to its current location in Morningside Heights occupying 32 acres (13 ha) of land. Columbia is one of the fourteen founding members of the Association of American Universities, and was the first school in the United States to grant the M.D. degree. 

Quick facts

Motto: In Thy light shall we see light

Endowment: $9.639 billion (2015)

Administrative staff: 3,806 (fall 2014)

Students: 27,942 (excluding 1,928 non-degree students; fall 2014)

Undergraduates: 8,410 (fall 2014)

Postgraduates: 19,532 (fall 2014)

Male students N/A Female students

Gender ratio (in %)

%

International students

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Students : Staff ratio

http://www.columbia.edu

Application Info

Bachelors

View all 71 Bachelors courses offered

Application deadline Courses fee Application fee Basic eligibility
National 01 Jan 46040 USD - 218016 USD 85 USD

IELTS: 7, TOEFL-IBT: 600,

SAT: 2117, ACT: 30,

International 01 Jan 46040 USD - 218016 USD 75 USD - 85 USD

IELTS: 7, TOEFL-IBT: 600,

SAT: 2117, ACT: 30,

Masters

View all 131 Masters courses offered

Application deadline Courses fee Application fee Basic eligibility
National 01 Jan 0 USD - 293300 USD 75 USD - 250 USD

IELTS: 7, TOEFL-IBT: 600,

N/A

International N/A 46040 USD 75 USD - 250 USD

IELTS: 7, TOEFL-IBT: 600,

N/A

Performance Analysis

Academics
85.9%
International Outlook
73.5%
Research Citations
98.1%
Industry income
N/A
Overall
86.1%

Subject Rank

Engineering and Technology
35
Arts & Humanities
9
Clinical, pre-clinical & health
10
Life Sciences
12
Physical Sciences
18
Social Sciences
13

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