Total number of states represented50Mid-Atlantic40%Midwest9%New England8%South19%West24%
53% male 47% female
Category of possible 1st choice major
Domestic Ethnic Diversity (US Citizens and Permanent Residents, as self-identified on the application)
of accepted students were in the top 10% of their graduating class.
ACT Ranges (composite) For first-year admitted students who submitted ACT scores32-3682%27-3117%below 271%
32 and 35
on the ACT.
SAT RangesFor first-year admitted students who submitted SAT scores:RangeCritical ReadingMathWriting760–80049%53%48%700–75032%28%33%600–69017%18%17%below 6002%1%2%
2160 and 2330
on the Math, Critical Reading, and Writing sections of the SAT.
applicants applied through Columbia’s Early Decision program.
the amount of grants and scholarships in the average Columbia financial aid package
Nobel Prize winners are Columbia alumni, faculty or former faculty. More Nobel Laureates have graduated from or taught at Columbia than any other University in the Ivy League.
Ivy League individual championships in the last five years
NCAA individual championships
NCAA team championships
in sponsored research projects each year in over 200 research centers and institutes
awarded in financial aid grants
Columbia College undergraduates to call your friends, classmates and teammates.
foreign languages offered
majors in the humanities and social sciences
Graduate and Professional Schools
faculty in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Programs of study, from Earth and Environmental Engineering to Creative Writing to Urban Studies
conservatory-caliber arts majors and programs
largest international student population of any U.S. university
awarded in international financial aid for Columbia undergraduates this year
seats in the stadium at Baker Field, home to Columbia's football, baseball, softball, rowing, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and track and field teams
Columbia Engineering alumni network
University alumni network
of Columbia students are the first generation in their families to go to college
of Columbia students receive need based financial aid.
research opportunities reserved for Columbia Engineering students through the Student Research Involvement Program
admit rate for M.D./Ph.D programs
of undergraduate classes have fewer than 20 students
engineering majors, all with faculty and students doing world-class research
active patents across the full spectrum of research areas
members of the National Academy of Engineering
members of the National Academy of Sciences
admit rate to medical school, almost twice the national average
Pulitzer Prize winners
of all undergraduates live on campus all four years; housing is guaranteed for all four years
clubs and organizations – the most interesting, rewarding, close-knit and fun Columbia micro-communities
undergraduates; one of the most diverse student bodies in the country
Undergraduates who major in science or engineering, creating an active community of inquiry of both faculty and students.
majors in all branches of the biological, natural and physical sciences
3 to 1
student to faculty ratio in the physical sciences
research institutes and centers, including a wide range of world-class laboratories
Columbia Engineering undergraduates to call your friends, classmates and teammates.
academic departments in Columbia Engineering
of Columbia students receive Pell Grant funds.
social justice, service and student-led initiatives, clubs and organizations
National Science Foundation Scholarships won by undergraduates to attend graduate school since 2000
study-abroad programs through the Office of Global Programs
of Columbia students self-identify as students of color.
service and research partnerships across New York City
museums accessible for free with a Columbia ID
museums and countless galleries across NYC
million people living in NYC, an amazing percentage of whom are experts, visionaries and global leaders
Broadway theatres across NYC
public parks and playgrounds across the city
restaurants in NYC
African American advocacy group on a multi-racial campus in the U.S.
of incoming Columbia Engineering students are women
of internships offered through the Center of Career Education
gay-rights advocacy group on any college campus
environmental and outdoor clubs
religious/spiritual campus organizations
NCAA Division I sports
6 to 1
student to faculty ratio
university in the U.S. to award a Ph.D. in chemistry to an African American woman
university to have 1,000 international students (in 1953)
Founding Fathers of the United States attended Columbia
Presidents and Prime Ministers attended Columbia
Supreme Court Justices attended Columbia
countries represented amongst undergraduates