Campus Tours Suspended During Winter Recess

Information Sessions, Campus Tours, and Class Visits will not be available from Thursday, November 24, until Tuesday, January 17, due to Final Examinations and Winter Recess. Visitors are welcome to use our mobile-friendly Virtual Tour as a supplement to self-guided tours during that time.

Admissions and Financial Aid Policies for Undocumented Students

Undocumented students applying to Columbia College and Columbia Engineering will now be eligible for the same need-blind admissions and financial aid policies as US Citizens and permanent residents.

Early Decision Application Tracking Now Available

Admissions online document tracking for Early Decision First-Year applicants is now available. Online document tracking will be available in February for Regular Decision applicants.

Admissions Office Closed for Election Day

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitors Center will be closed starting at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, for the university holiday of Election Day and will be closed on Tuesday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Both offices will reopen on Wednesday, November 8, at 9:00 a.m.

Columbia On the Road Near You

Our admissions officers are traveling the world this fall, hosting public events where students and families can learn more about Columbia and its vibrant community; check if we will be visiting your area.

Columbia's Testing Policy for 2016-2017

Students applying for admission to Columbia for Fall 2017 are encouraged to review the Required Standardized Testing policy.

Plan Your Visit

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.