Columbia University

New York, NY

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Columbia University, located in the New York City borough of Manhattan, is a private institution founded in 1754. Columbia offers a wide range of student activities. The Columbia Lions have more than 25 NCAA Division I teams in the Ivy League, there are numerous Greek fraternity and sorority chapters on campus, and the university has organizations like the Urban New Yorker, which gives out free tickets to events in the city. John Jay, President Barack Obama, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II and Maggie Gyllenhaal are distinguished Columbia alumni.

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Quick Facts


2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1754

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 01 application deadline
7% accepted

2014-2015 Tuition

March 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$51,008 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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Engineering
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Industrial/Manufacturing

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Visual and performing arts, Architectural history and criticism, American/united states studies/civilization, Ancient studies/civilization, Anthropology, African-american/black studies, Archeology, Architecture, Asian-american studies, Astronomy, Biological and physical sciences, Biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, Comparative literature, Chemistry, Chemical physics, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, Latin language and literature, Classical and ancient studies, Modern greek language and literature, Computer science, Dance, general, East asian studies, Economics, Econometrics and quantitative economics, Environmental biology, Environmental science, Geological and earth sciences/geosciences, English language and literature, general, Film/cinema/video studies, French language and literature, French studies, German language and literature, German studies, Germanic languages, literatures, and linguistics, other, History, History, other, Italian language and literature, Italian studies, Latin american studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Mathematics, other, Mathematics and statistics, Middle/near eastern and semitic languages, literatures, and linguistics, Asian studies/civilization, Music, general, Philosophy, Physics, Astronomy and astrophysics, other, Biophysics, Political science and government, general, Political science and government, other, Psychology, Religion/religious studies, Russian language and literature, Slavic studies, Russian studies, Sociology, Hispanic-american, puerto rican, and mexican-american/chicano studies, Spanish language and literature, Statistics, general, Statistics, other, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Urban studies/affairs, Women's studies, Engineering technology, general, Applied mathematics, general, Physical sciences, other, Materials engineering, Biomedical/medical engineering, Civil engineering, Engineering mechanics, Chemical engineering, Computer engineering, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Education, Education, general, Electrical and electronics engineering, English language and literature, general, Philosophy, Operations research, Industrial engineering, Mechanical engineering, East asian languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Slavic languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Ecology, evolution, systematics, and population biology, Evolutionary biology, Architecture, Architectural history and criticism, general, Psychology, general, Near and middle eastern studies, History, general

Minors Offered

Romance languages, literatures, and linguistics, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Middle/near eastern and semitic languages, literatures, and linguistics, Latin language and literature, English language and literature, general, Applied mathematics, Statistics, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Architecture, Psychology, Economics, Sociology, Hispanic-american, puerto rican, and mexican-american/chicano studies, Dance, Art history, criticism and conservation, History, Computer science, Civil engineering, other, Engineering mechanics, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Materials engineering, Mechanical engineering, Operations research, East asian languages, literatures, and linguistics, Germanic languages, literatures, and linguistics, general

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 6,170
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 6,170
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 0

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Archery, basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 12 21
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 3
Aggravated assault 4 3 0
Burglary 24 27 15
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 6 16
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 1 0
Burglary 8 12 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 2 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 1
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.