Columbia University in the City of New York

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Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway
New York
NY
10027

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 28,086
Number of Men 13,893
Number of Women 14,193
Percentage Women49%
Percentage Men51 %
Full-time Students 23525
Part-time Students 4561
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 96%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 6 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesPrepaid tuition plan
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $50,526
Books and Supplies $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $12,860
In-state Fees $2,474
Out of State Tuition $2,474
Application Fee $85
Estimated Total$69,619

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 57%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$35,324
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 18%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $6,889
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 22%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,580
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 26%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $12,393
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General1226
Public Administration499
Social Work499
Law415
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse409
Computer Science397
Economics, General388
Public Health, General386
Operations Research367
Statistics, General335
Journalism, Other296
Political Science and Government, General288
International Relations and Affairs278
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General277
Electrical and Electronics Engineering275

Degrees Awarded by Level

Master's Degree7495
Bachelor's Degree2647
Post-master's certificate969
Doctor's Degree - research/scholarship (new degree classification)559
Doctor's Dgree - professional practice (new degree classification)308

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Ivy Group
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Ivy Group
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Ivy Group
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Ivy Group

Institution’s internet website address http://www.columbia.edu
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionMid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA
PresidentLee C. Bollinger
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives no compensation, other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk. These include both independent nonprofit schools and those affiliated with a religious organization.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Semester A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.