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Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 as King's College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Columbia University is organized into twenty schools, including Columbia College, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies. The university also has global research outposts in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Asunción and Nairobi.

Rankings

Majors in Demand:

  • Anthropology

  • Economics

  • Applied Mathematics, Mathematics

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics

  • Music

  • Philosophy

  • Computer Science      

  • Psychology     

  • Sociology

4

(Regional Universities)

(QS World Ranking)

20

Location

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Enrollment

6,170

Acceptance Rate

6%

Personal Statement

Required

Application Method(s)

CGPA

3.5

SAT / ACT

Not required

English Proficiency

100

TOEFL

7.0

IELTS

Fees

$78,980

Total

$63,530 / $15,450

Tuition / Living

Deadlines

1 Nov

Early Decision

1 Jan

Regular

125

DET

Scholarship

Representative

N/A

updated: April 2022