The Common Application and the Coalition Application for Fall 2021 admission are now live for first-year applicants. The Transfer Application will launch on September 1, and transfer applicants may use the Coalition Application.
Columbia Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitors Center have suspended on-campus events for Fall 2020, including campus tours, information sessions and class visits. We invite prospective students and families to visit our Virtual Visit web page to register for virtual information sessions, student panels and Q&A chats.
Columbia has been inspired by the global rise of voices reacting to recent violent acts of anti-Black racism and standing up for equality and justice. Columbia Undergraduate Admissions supports students who are responding to and peacefully protesting against systemic racism and violence against the Black community.
Due to ongoing standardized testing disruptions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia is adopting a one year test-optional policy for first-year applicants to Columbia College or Columbia Engineering for the fall of 2021.
Live Well | Learn Wellaims to create a campus culture that values and promotes individual well-being and a healthy community for undergraduates at Columbia University, and offers a website that serves as a resource for students.
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From the Lion's Mouth
“I have yet to experience a semester at Columbia where I am unable to forge some sort of connection between all of my classes. I saw, for example, how the rise of the computer (which I was studying in my introductory computer science course) influenced the infrastructure of the United States (particularly the development of a new national grid for networking computers) and posed a whole new set of legal questions for the Supreme Court. ”