Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Columbia is centrally located with easy access to all that New York City has to offer, from the Statue of Liberty (pictured) to Times Square to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and much more.
The Columbia University Visitors Center offers information sessions and campus tours for prospective students and families. Prospective students and families visiting Columbia’s campus can also use our mobile-friendly virtual tour as a supplement to self-guided tours.
Due to weather conditions, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the University’s Visitors Center will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. Information sessions and campus tours are also cancelled. Visitors are encouraged to use our Virtual Tour to learn more about Columbia.
Programs of study, from Earth and Environmental Engineering to Creative Writing to Urban Studies
From the Lion’s Mouth
“I have yet to experience a semester at Columbia where I am unable to forge some sort of connection between all of my classes. I saw, for example, how the rise of the computer (which I was studying in my introductory computer science course) influenced the infrastructure of the United States (particularly the development of a new national grid for networking computers) and posed a whole new set of legal questions for the Supreme Court. ”