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COLLEGE PROFILE

Columbia University

New York, NY

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Archeology
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Atomic/Molecular Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Biopsychology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Italian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesArea and ethnic studies, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, English, Foreign languages and literature, History, Interdisciplinary studies, Liberal arts/general studies, Mathematics and statistics, Natural resources/environmental science, Philosophy and religious studies, Physical sciences, Psychology, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time FacultyNot reported
Part-Time FacultyNot reported
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class SizeNot reported
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
Not reported

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings13,596,467
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus460
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Executive Master of Health Administration, Master of Philosophy, Master of Science in Social Work, Master of Health Administration, Executive Master of Public Health, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Science, Master of Public Health, Master of International Affairs
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • American Studies
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioethics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Conservation Biology
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Database Systems
  • Developmental Biology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Design
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Engineering
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Studies
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medical Physics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations Research
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Russian
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Western European Studies
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of the Science of Law, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Engineering Science, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Science, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • American Studies
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Engineering
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International Affairs
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medical Physics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations Research
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Russian
  • Science Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Western European Studies
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