Applications Available for Fall 2021 Admission

The Common Application and the Coalition Application for Fall 2021 admission are now live for first-year applicants. Please note that Columbia does not prefer one application over the other; applicants should only start and submit one complete application.

Detailed application instructions, including deadlines, policies, and how to access the Common Application and the Coalition Application, can be found on our website. We encourage you to become familiar with our application instructionsspecific application questions and our holistic review process as you begin working on your application materials.

The Transfer application is also live; transfer applicants should use the Coalition Application.

We want to assure students who are encountering extenuating circumstances that we can provide flexibility with the application deadline.