Pulitzer Prize winners
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
of all undergraduates live on campus all four years; housing is guaranteed for all four years
members of the National Academy of Sciences
Graduate and Professional Schools
academic departments in Columbia Engineering
research institutes and centers, including a wide range of world-class laboratories
Undergraduates who major in science or engineering, creating an active community of inquiry of both faculty and students.
admit rate to medical school, almost twice the national average
engineering areas of study, all doing world-class research
Columbia Engineering undergraduates to call your friends, classmates and teammates.
Columbia Engineering Alumni Network
members of the National Academy of Engineering, 13% of Columbia Engineering faculty (one of the highest percentages of any engineering faculty)
in sponsored research projects each year in over 200 research centers and institutes
different patents (at last count) are held by Columbia, which generate $1.75 billion in gross revenue from work conducted by faculty members and students.
admit rate for M.D./Ph.D programs in the past five years
majors in all branches of the biological, natural and physical sciences
Programs of study, from Earth and Environmental Engineering to Creative Writing to Urban Studies
faculty in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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.
3 to 1
student to faculty ratio in the physical sciences
Columbia College undergraduates to call your friends, classmates and teammates.
of Columbia students are the first generation in their families to go to college
of Columbia students receive Pell Grant funds.
seats in the stadium at Baker Field, home to Columbia's seat stadium at Baker Field, home to Columbia's football, baseball, softball, rowing, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and track and field teams
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.
Broadway theatres across NYC
restaurants in NYC
million people living in NYC, an amazing percentage of whom are experts, visionaries and global leaders
public parks and playgrounds across the city
museums and countless galleries across NYC
museums accessible for free with a Columbia ID
service and research partnerships across New York City
African American advocacy group on a multi-racial campus in the U.S.
of incoming Columbia Engineering students are women
of undergraduate classes have fewer than 20 students
foreign languages offered
of internships offered through the Center of Career Education
research opportunities reserved for Columbia Engineering students through the Undergraduate Research Involvement Program
majors in the humanities and social sciences
conservatory-caliber arts majors and programs
Ivy League Championship teams in the last five years
gay-rights advocacy group on any college campus
environmental and outdoor clubs
religious/spiritual campus organizations
NCAA Division I sports
NCAA individual championships
NCAA team championships
6 to 1
student to faculty ratio
largest international student population of any U.S. university
awarded in financial aid grants in 2011-2012
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)
University alumni network
Founding Fathers of the United States attended Columbia
Presidents and Prime Ministers attended Columbia
Supreme Court Justices attended Columbia
Undergraduate alumni network
countries represented amongst undergraduates