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Columbia University, School of General Studies Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

New York, NY

Location and Setting


New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
36 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
72%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Archery x      
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Fencing x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x      
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Archery x  
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Archery    
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse    
Soccer x  
Softball    
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
badminton, equestrian sports, ice hockey, racquetball, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
badminton, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, equestrian sports, football, racquetball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, general studies student council
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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