conservatory-caliber arts majors and programs
majors in the humanities and social 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.
Columbia College undergraduates to call your friends, classmates and teammates.
Graduate and Professional Schools
foreign languages offered
Programs of study, from Earth and Environmental Engineering to Creative Writing to Urban Studies
faculty in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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
the amount of grants and scholarships in the average Columbia financial aid package
of Columbia students receive need based financial aid.
research opportunities reserved for Columbia Engineering students through the Student Research Involvement Program
awarded in financial aid grants
admit rate for M.D./Ph.D programs
of undergraduate classes have fewer than 20 students
Ivy League individual championships in the last five years
in sponsored research projects each year in over 200 research centers and institutes
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
undergraduates; one of the most diverse student bodies in the country
clubs and organizations – the most interesting, rewarding, close-knit and fun Columbia micro-communities
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
academic departments in Columbia Engineering
Columbia Engineering undergraduates to call your friends, classmates and teammates.
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.
museums and countless galleries across NYC
service and research partnerships across New York City
Broadway theatres across NYC
restaurants in NYC
public parks and playgrounds across the city
museums accessible for free with a Columbia ID
million people living in NYC, an amazing percentage of whom are experts, visionaries and global leaders
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 individual championships
NCAA team championships
NCAA Division I sports
6 to 1
student to faculty ratio
largest international student population of any U.S. university
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