Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Columbia is centrally located with easy access to all that New York City has to offer, from the Statue of Liberty (pictured) to Times Square to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and much more.
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.
research institutes and centers, including a wide range of world-class laboratories
From the Lion’s Mouth
“Here at Columbia, I learned for the first time how to reach out and grab opportunities. Our university has a tremendous wealth of resources and ways to get ahead, but none of them are going to fall into your lap. I don’t think any other atmosphere could have better prepared me for the real world.”