Columbia University in the City of New York

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Navy
ROTC: Air Force
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West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY, 10027

(212) 854-1754    

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2014 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
In District $51,008 $49,138 $47,246
In State $51,008 $49,138 $47,246
Out of State $51,008 $49,138 $47,246
Books and Supplies $1,170 $1,040 $1,040
On Campus      
Room and Board $12,432 $11,978 $11,396
Other Expenses $1,994 $1,858 $1,858
Off Campus      
Room and Board $16,515 $16,245 -
Other Expenses $2,435 $2,435 -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $2,435 -

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Baseball Ivy Group
Basketball Ivy Group
Football Ivy Group
Cross Country/Track Ivy Group

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
15.0 % $6,596
State/Local Grant
6.0 % $3,590
Institutional Grants
49.0 % $38,574
Loans 16.0 % $8,177
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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