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Columbia University in the City of New York

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Rating

Private

Type

33,301

Students

$58,920

Tuition

5%

Acceptance

#9

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

New York, NY

West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Columbia University in the City of New York is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 9th in the United States. It has a total of 8,628 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.45% acceptance rate. Columbia University in the City of New York offers 467 different majors and is best known for its Sustainability Studies, Art History, and Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $58,920 per year, Columbia University in the City of New York is exceptionally high-priced. 78.72% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring home around $83,300 per year, which is 101% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$61,788
Above Average

Columbia University in the City of New York

$61,788

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$79,752

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$37,967

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

5%Acceptance
Very Selective

Columbia University in the City of New York

5%

National

69%
Sat

1440 - 1570

65% of students submit

Admissions Yield

63%

ACT

31 - 35

45% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$85

Students

8,628Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

97%

Part-Time

3%
Male

53%

In-state

83%

Female

47%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

14%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business Administration and Management, General6% Computer Science5% Social Work80% Others

10% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Computer Science

5% Social Work

80% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

10%

1195 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

680 Graduates

Social Work

5%

569 Graduates

Statistics, General

4%

497 Graduates

Public Administration

4%

451 Graduates

Operations Research

4%

436 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

3%

412 Graduates

Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General

3%

309 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

2%

293 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors6:16:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

10,807,656

Academic Spend per Student

$96,463

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

98%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$66,500/Year

Columbia University in the City of New York

$66,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$66,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$83,300

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

78%