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Columbia University

New York, NY

LOCATION AND SETTING

New York Population8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
EnvironmentVery large city
Campus Size36 acres
Weather
Temperature24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain119 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest AirportNew York City
Nearest Bus StationNew York City
Nearest Train StationNew York City

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing100% of freshmen, 94% of all students
Housing RequirementsFreshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
6%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Available

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareNot offered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotLion
School ColorsColumbia blue and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
SportWOMENMEN
OfferedScholarships
Given
OfferedScholarships
Given
Archeryx   
Baseball  x 
Basketballx x 
Crewx x 
Cross-Country Runningx x 
Fencingx x 
Field Hockeyx   
Football  x 
Golf  x 
Lacrossex   
Softballx   
Swimming And Divingx x 
Track And Fieldx x 
Wrestling  x 
 
Women's Club Sportsbadminton, ice hockey, racquetball, riflery, rugby, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Men's Club Sportsarchery, badminton, lacrosse, racquetball, riflery, rugby, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsbadminton, field hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities10% of women participate
Fraternities10% of men participate
ROTCArmy ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.79 4.24 694 686 683 31
Low 2.00 2.00 200 200 200 12
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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Alice Class of 2009

Student comments gave me important clues. Columbia was described as "no handholding"...

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