Though celebrated for their content, these courses are equally important for their small class format. The hallmark courses in the Core (Literature Humanities, Contemporary Civilization, Art Humanities and Music Humanities) are taught in seminars of approximately 22 students; these courses ensure that education at Columbia begins with an emphasis on every student’s active intellectual engagement.
What is the student-faculty ratio?
The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. The ratio in some of the physical science departments in the College is as low as 2 to 1.