Study at Columbia University

United States

Private University, Estd. in 1968

Updated on - October 11th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

Columbia University Facts

The Wall Street Journal ranked Columbia University 2nd out of all US colleges.

  • Times ranked the university 2nd among national universities.
  • U. S. News and World Report ranked Columbia 3rd.
  • U. S. News and World Report Rankings ranked it 8th in world universities.
  • Times ranked it 12th globally.
  • ARWU ranked Columbia University 6th among national universities.

 

Popular Courses

1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,046,166.60
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,046,166.60
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,279,035.32
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,045,295.52
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,279,035.32
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT

About Columbia University

Previously known as King’s University, Columbia University was established in 1754. It is New York’s oldest research university that provides its students with a distinctive learning environment.

Over 25,000 students are a part of the institution. Scholarships are made available to undergraduate students by the college committee. The university’s alumni include Olympic medallists, Nobel laureates and other award winners.

 

Notable Alumni

There are several notable alumni who have studied at Columbia University. Some of the notable alumni of Columbia University are:

NameDescription
DeWitt ClintonUnited States Senator, Mayor of New York City
Stanley Forman ReedUnited States Solicitor General
Jim NicholsonUnited States Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Theodore RooseveltGovernor of New York
B. R. AmbedkarA founding father of modern India and the architect of its constitution; honoured with the Bharat Ratna

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Courses and Fees

Popular Degrees

M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,046,166.60
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Masters of Technology + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,046,166.60
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. (Master of Technology)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,046,166.60
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Sc. + Ph.D. (Masters of Science + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,279,035.32
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.F.A. (Masters Of Financial Analysis)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 4,045,295.52
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

Browse Courses by Area of Study

Business & Management

4 Courses

Computer Science & IT

4 Courses

Education

8 Courses

Engineering

13 Courses

Fine Arts

11 Courses

Law

No Courses

Mathematics

5 Courses

Medicine

3 Courses

Professional Studies

No Courses

Science

18 Courses

Social Science

71 Courses

Sports

4 Courses

List of courses

1.

Masters Of Arts - Applied Physiology

1-year | 4,046,166.60/- | PG

2.
4.

Master Of Science - Real Estate Development

2-years | 4,046,166.60/- | PG

6.
7.

Master Of Science - Nutrition And Education

2-years | 4,046,166.60/- | PG

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Scholarships at Columbia University

Shardashish Interschool Fellowship(Columbia University)
Scholarship amount:
Rs. 3,470,500.00
Course applicable:
Engineering
MBA Scholarship(Columbia University)
Scholarship amount:
Rs. 2,082,300.00
Course applicable:
Business and Management

Admission Procedures

How to Apply

Students must score an aggregate of minimum 75 in standard XII.

Students must qualify IELTS (minimum 7.0), TOEFL (minimum 600), DET (minimum 75), ACT (29 or higher) and SAT (650 or higher).

Requirements & Eligibility

Area of StudyUGPG
ArchitectureIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
Business and ManagementIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
Computer Science and ITIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
EducationIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
EngineeringIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
Fine ArtsIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
MathematicsIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
MedicineIELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
ScienceIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
Social ScienceIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
SportsIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100

Important Deadlines

Area of StudyUGPG
Architecture 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Business and Management 30.june ,2019 November 15,2019
Computer Science and IT 30.june ,2019 November 15,2019
Education 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Engineering 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Fine Arts 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Mathematics 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Medicine - November 15,2019
Science 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Social Science 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Sports 30.june ,2019 November 15,2019

Life at Columbia University

Student Life

  • There are almost 500 clubs and organizations.
  • There are several intramural teams and varsity sports teams.
  • The student body works for society and communities.
  • A number of student organizations are involved in community services.
  • The campus has a beautiful environment designed perfectly for academics as well as curricular activities.

International Students

There are more than 14,000 international students representing over 90 countries.

Accommodation 

  • There are 5 residence halls on the campus.
  • The residences host events for students to adjust to college life.
  • The rooms are suite-style and are well furnished.
  • There are late-night eateries and student lounges.

Key Attractions

  • There are more than 22 libraries on the campus.
  • The University has a splendid underground tunnel system.
  • The Butler Library is the largest in the University.
  • The Step is a popular area for the students on the campus.
  • The University has one of the best hospitals.

Living Cost

Accomodation

1910 USD
Per Month

Food

400 USD
Per Month

Entertainment

300 USD
Per Month

Utility

126 USD
Per Month

Travel

116 USD
Per Month

Misc

200 USD
Per Month

Coke

1 USD
Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

8 USD
Per Month

Accomodation

1910 USD/Per Month

Food

400 USD/Per Month

Entertainment

300 USD/Per Month

Utility

300 USD/Per Month

Travel

116 USD/Per Month

Misc

200 USD/Per Month

Coke

1 USD/Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

8 USD/Per Month

Colleges

Colleges at Columbia University

There are 18 colleges that come under Columbia University. The details are as follows:

CollegeDescription
Columbia Law School

It is one of the most oldest institutes for law practicing in Columbia. Columbia Law school has helped the country judicial system to be reshaped as there are many aluminis which play an important role in the judicial system.

James Kent was the first professor of this law college. 

College of Dental Medicine

Located in New York City, the College of Dental Medicine was established in 1916 and offers courses in dental sciences.

Episcopal Divinity School at Union

Episcopal Divinity School at Union is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

School of Nursing --
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons was founded in 1767 is one of the most selective medical schools of USA due its acceptance rate. This institute has made compulsory for each student to do a four month scholarly project before graduation. The faculty in Vagelos College comprises of many Nobel laureates. It is also famous for its innovations methods in the field of cancer and other deadly diseases.

Mailman School of Public Health

Mailman School of Public Health was established in the year 1944.

School of the Arts

Columbia University’s School of the Arts was established in 1948 and is located in Morningheight Hills, New York.

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation was established in 1887.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Columbia University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers graduate degree specializing in liberal arts and sciences.

School of General Studies

School of General Studies, a graduate unit of Columbia University, was established in 1947.

Columbia Journalism School

Journalism had grown recently in the latin america and the credit goes to one of the prominent schools in the columbia university. The college focuses on all the aspect journalism and media. It accepts hundreds of students from all around the world.

Columbia College --
School of Social Work --
School of International and Public Affairs

School of International and Public Affairs offers education in international affairs and policies regarding public.

Barnard College
  • Around 2,360 Undergraduate students with 375 staff.
  • It offers bachelor degree in around 50 areas of study.
  • Campus area around 4 acre.
  • College is a member of 7 sisters.
  • The admittance rate is around 13.7%.
Teachers College

Teachers College provides graduation courses in the field of health and psychology. Graduates of this college are awarded degrees from Columbia University. It has very strong alumni network which hold prominent positions in government and academia. This institute has its own press which is known for its publications in the field of psychology. It was ranked at 7 position in USA in 2018.

Columbia Business School

The college was founded in 1916 with the start of 61 students and 11 faculty members. The college has changed since past the 100 years and it has focussed its academics towards leadership quality of the students.

The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science located in Manhattan, New York City was established in 1864.

1.

It is one of the most oldest institutes for law practicing in Columbia. Columbia Law school has helped the country judicial system to be reshaped as there are many aluminis which play an important role in the judicial system.

James Kent was the first professor of this law college. 

2.

Located in New York City, the College of Dental Medicine was established in 1916 and offers courses in dental sciences.

3.

Episcopal Divinity School at Union is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

5.

Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons was founded in 1767 is one of the most selective medical schools of USA due its acceptance rate. This institute has made compulsory for each student to do a four month scholarly project before graduation. The faculty in Vagelos College comprises of many Nobel laureates. It is also famous for its innovations methods in the field of cancer and other deadly diseases.

6.

Mailman School of Public Health was established in the year 1944.

7.

Columbia University’s School of the Arts was established in 1948 and is located in Morningheight Hills, New York.

8.

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation was established in 1887.

9.

Columbia University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers graduate degree specializing in liberal arts and sciences.

10.

School of General Studies, a graduate unit of Columbia University, was established in 1947.

11.

Journalism had grown recently in the latin america and the credit goes to one of the prominent schools in the columbia university. The college focuses on all the aspect journalism and media. It accepts hundreds of students from all around the world.

14.

School of International and Public Affairs offers education in international affairs and policies regarding public.

15.
  • Around 2,360 Undergraduate students with 375 staff.
  • It offers bachelor degree in around 50 areas of study.
  • Campus area around 4 acre.
  • College is a member of 7 sisters.
  • The admittance rate is around 13.7%.
16.

Teachers College provides graduation courses in the field of health and psychology. Graduates of this college are awarded degrees from Columbia University. It has very strong alumni network which hold prominent positions in government and academia. This institute has its own press which is known for its publications in the field of psychology. It was ranked at 7 position in USA in 2018.

17.

The college was founded in 1916 with the start of 61 students and 11 faculty members. The college has changed since past the 100 years and it has focussed its academics towards leadership quality of the students.

18.

The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science located in Manhattan, New York City was established in 1864.

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