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Columbia University

Columbia University

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Columbia University is a very large (over 20,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in the Mid East States in a large city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a majority of graduates and or professionals. The most popular areas of study at Columbia University include: Business Administration and Management, General with 1137 Masters awards; Law with 469 PhD professional practice awards; Social Work with 460 Masters awards; Public Administration with 402 Masters awards; International Relations and Affairs with 345 Masters awards;. Columbia University is located at West 116 St and Broadway in New York, NY 10027.

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Columbia University Facts

Columbia University is located at West 116 St and Broadway in New York, NY 10027

Total Applicants: 34,810
Percent Admitted: 7%
Dorm Capacity: 5,200
Graduation Rate: 93%
Retention Rate: 96%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 81%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 17%

Columbia University telephone number: (212) 854-1754

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Columbia University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $47,246
Total Cost In State: $61,540
Total Cost Out of State: $61,540

Admissions stats for Columbia University

Columbia University is one of the most difficult schools to get in to. You have a 7% chance to get into Columbia University and you are competing with 34,810 other students... so good luck to you. You're going to need it

Student Demographics at Columbia University
Columbia University Demographics
Totals: 10,881
     Males: 5,235 (48% of total)
     Females: 5,646 (52% of total)
Asians: 1,201
     Asian Males: 496 (5% of total)
     Asian Females: 705 (6% of total)
Blacks: 487
     Black Males: 178 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 309 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 637
     Hispanic Males: 280 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 357 (3% of total)
Native Americans: 21
     Native American Males: 13 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 8 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 7
     Hawaiian Males: 2 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 5 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 244
     Mixed Race Males: 92 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 152 (1% of total)
Whites: 4,035
     White Males: 1,883 (17% of total)
     White Females: 2,152 (20% of total)
Foreign Students: 3,152
     Foreign Males: 1,801 (17% of total)
     Foreign Females: 1,351 (12% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Columbia University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Business Administration and Management, General
(1137 Masters degrees)
(469 PhD professional practice degrees)
Social Work
(460 Masters degrees)
Public Administration
(402 Masters degrees)
International Relations and Affairs
(345 Masters degrees)
Public Health, General
(329 Masters degrees)
(301 Masters degrees)
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
(274 Masters degrees)
Operations Research
(236 Masters degrees)
Economics, General
(224 Bachelors degrees)
Statistics, General
(206 Masters degrees)
Computer Science
(205 Masters degrees)
(190 Masters degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(187 Masters degrees)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
(180 Masters degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(169 Bachelors degrees)
(158 PhD professional practice degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(151 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(142 Masters degrees)
History, General
(128 Bachelors degrees)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
(120 Postbaccalaureate certificate degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(101 Masters degrees)
Creative Writing
(99 Masters degrees)
(96 Masters degrees)
Psychology, General
(95 Bachelors degrees)
Operations Research
(94 Bachelors degrees)
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
(82 Masters degrees)
(78 PhD professional practice degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(78 Bachelors degrees)
Nutrition Sciences
(75 Masters degrees)
Columbia University Weather
Columbia University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 51.20 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 47.83 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 76.08 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 15.43 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 12.93 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 66.83 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 10.14 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Columbia University?
 Ethnic/Kosher Food Options
 Caring Professors
 Student-Faculty Ratio
 Manageable Workloads
 Available Classes
 City Setting

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