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Columbia University
New York, NY
Web Site www.columbia.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,158
   Women 2,981 (48.4%)
   Men 3,177 (51.6%)
Graduate Students Not reported
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate 6% of 36,292 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 1
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 720-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 710-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 32-35 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $71,690
  Tuition and Fees $55,161
  Room and Board $13,244
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $55,687
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates Not reported
Regular Class Size Not reported
CAMPUS LIFE
New York Population 8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 94% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Lion
Sororities 16% of women participate
Fraternities 18% of men participate
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 2.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.6% Asian
13.1% Black/African-American
14.3% Hispanic/Latino
39.8% White
3.5% Unknown
International Students 14.6% from 87 countries
First-Year Students Returning 99.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 86.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 69%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 19.1%