We understand that students affected by the December wildfires in Southern California and other catastrophic events this fall may have challenges in completing their applications on time; they are invited to email us if their application will be arriving late.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitors Center will be closed starting at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, for the university holiday of Election Day and will be closed on Tuesday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Both offices will reopen on Wednesday, November 8, at 9:00 a.m.
Students interested in the Visiting Student Programs at Columbia College and Columbia Engineering for Spring 2018 now have until December 1, 2017, to submit their applications; additionally, the application fee has been waived.
Our admissions officers are traveling the world this fall, hosting public events where students and families can learn more about Columbia and its vibrant community; check if we will be visiting your area.
In observance of Labor Day, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitors Center will be closed starting at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1, through Monday, September 4. Both will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, at 9:00 a.m.
Emily Surloff ’19CC, a member of the Columbia University Women’s Basketball team, participated in the Maccabiah games this summer in Israel and reflects on her experiences and what it is like to win gold.
The Columbia men’s basketball program received The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award. These awards recognize outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 season.
CUriosity3 is a public seminar program addressing the intersection between Arts and Science with a view to start interesting discussions and debate around the common ground of creative practice and scientific discovery.
President Lee C. Bollinger reveals the institution's new sustainability principles during a period of active discussion about whether the University should divest its endowment holdings in some or all fossil fuel companies.
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.
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.
Nine recently graduated seniors and alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. student grants. The Fulbright will allow them to undertake individually-designed international research and study projects or teach primary and secondary school in English-language classrooms in six different countries.
Kartik Chandran, associate professor of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia Engineering, has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow for his work in transforming wastewater to a resource for useful products.
Cybersecurity was the headline topic at Columbia Engineering’s NYC Entrepreneurship Night, where students, alumni, and faculty got a glimpse at some of the exciting new startups from Columbia entrepreneurs.
Columbia Engineering’s Class Day will feature Ben Horowitz '88CC, cofounder and partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Columbia College’s Class Day will include an address by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ’92CC.
Several professors at Columbia, in disciplines ranging from dance to history to writing, were awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships for 2014, based on their distinguished achievement and exceptional future promise.
Columbia Engineering’s Class Day will feature Jon Oringer '99SEAS, founder and chief executive officer of Shutterstock Inc. Columbia College’s Class Day will include an address by acclaimed actor and screenwriter Dan Futterman '89CC.
Funded by a generous grant from President Lee C. Bollinger, the Presidential Global Fellowship program provided funding for 12 first-year undergraduates to participate in a Columbia summer study abroad program.
Disney's Frozen, written and co-directed by alumna Jennifer Lee (SOA '05), won two Academy Awards—Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song. Alumna Dede Gardner (CC '91) co-produced Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave, which received nine nominations in all.
Funded by a generous grant from President Lee C. Bollinger, the Presidential Global Fellowship program is a new opportunity that offers first-year undergraduates the chance to apply for funding for a Columbia summer study abroad program.