Areas of Study

Whether in the classroom, the lab, or out in the field, Columbia Engineering is a hands-on environment with an emphasis on engaged learning, discovery and innovation. It’s a rich creative landscape where the technical acumen of a leading engineering program is enhanced by the broad humanistic inquiry of liberal arts thinking. It creates an environment where free thinkers flourish, bold ideas thrive and possibilities become realities.


Whether you engage with Columbia alumni, attend On-Campus Recruiting events or get professional guidance at the Center for Career Education, you will be set up for success.


Join field-leading thinkers and your peers in the labs, institutes and research centers that make Columbia one of the world's leading research institutions. A world of discovery awaits.

Global Experiences

Look at any aspect of our community and you'll see that our students are engaged both academically and experientially with the larger world—on campus, across our city and around the globe.


Whether pursuing an extraordinary job opportunity or an elite graduate program, Columbia students graduate prepared with the skills and knowledge to succeed—no matter what their next steps might be.