Contact Us

Our admissions team works hard to ensure that all of the answers to your admissions questions are available on this website, including maintaining a regularly-updated Frequently Asked Questions section. In order to get the information you need as efficiently as possible, we ask that you please consult the FAQ prior to emailing or calling our office. Please also note that we don’t track demonstrated interest, so there is no advantage or preference to be gained by contacting our office.

Undergraduate Admissions mailing address

All paper correspondence and mail for Undergraduate Admissions may be directed to:

Columbia University in the City of New York
Undergraduate Admissions
212 Hamilton Hall, Mail Code 2807
1130 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Applications & admissions process

For questions about undergraduate admission and the application process that are not addressed by our Frequently Asked Questions section, contact:

Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 212-854-2522
Regular Business Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time

Please note that it may take a few days for us to respond to general email inquiries.

Application materials & updates

To submit supporting admission application materials that cannot be uploaded directly through your application, or to provide any updates or changes to your application, use the mailing address above or contact us by email to

For email submissions, you must include your application ID and which application type you are submitting (Early Decision, Regular Decision, Transfer, Combined Plan or Visiting Student); otherwise, your submission may not be processed. We ask you to include your application type in the subject line of your message.

This email address should be used only for document submission and materials-related questions. Any other messages will not be responded to and should be addressed to the other points of contact listed on this page. Please note that given the volume of documents that are received daily, we are unable to confirm individual submissions. Applicants will receive information via email about tracking their application materials.

Financial Aid

For questions about the financial aid process and how to finance your education at Columbia, contact:

Financial Aid and Educational Financing
Phone: 212-854-3711
Regular Business Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time
Fax: 212-854-5353

All paper correspondence and mail for Financial Aid may be directed to:

Financial Aid and Educational Financing
100 Hamilton Hall, Mail Code 2802
1130 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 

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