In light of evolving information about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and out of an abundance of caution, Columbia Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitors Center will be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020, until further notice. Questions about undergraduate admissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will do our best to respond in a timely fashion.
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.
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.
A centerpiece of Columbia’s Year of Water programming is WATERLICHT, a site-wide, large-scale light installation by Dutch artist and innovator DaanRoosegaarde. Propelled by LED lights and lenses, WATERLICHT illuminates the power and poetry of water, while bringing awareness to both the overabundance and scarcity of Earth’s most precious resource.
majors in all branches of the biological, natural and physical sciences
From the Lion's Mouth
“I get to believe in and live the fountain of youth 28 times every semester. Seeing the world as we saw it when we were in college is a fantasy for most people. Being a faculty member at a place like Columbia allows me to live that fantasy every day.”