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Whether you are a varsity athlete or just an avid sports fan, Columbia has a proud history of achievement. An original member of the Ivy League31 NCAA Division I teams and 40+ club and intramural sports. 7 Ivy League Championship teams in the last year alone.  Several Columbia Olympians and Olympic medalists, past and present. As former NFL player Marcellus Wiley  (CC '97) declares, "Columbia is the greatest university in the world, in the greatest city in the world." 

Extensive facilities, including the newly renovated Levien Gymnasium, the Dick Savitt Tennis Center (and its state-of-the-art air dome), Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium (once named by Sports Illustrated as one of the most beautiful places in America to watch a football game), the Class of 1929 Boathouse (the newest in the Ivy League) and the Dodge Fitness Center, which features aerobic and anaerobic exercise equipment and 5,000 square feet of exercise space for classes in aerobics, body sculpting, martial arts and yoga.

If you are interested in playing a varsity sport, please visit, find the sport which you wish to pursue and click on "Recruiting."

Additional Resources

Official Lion's Website

Ivy League Intercollegiate Athletics Admissions Statement

Columbia Athletics Mission Statement

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