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IPEDS ID: 196468
OPE ID: 00397900
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Teachers College at Columbia University
525 W 120th St, New York, New York 10027
General information:  (212) 678-3000
Website:  www.tc.columbia.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  4,489 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty226375
Instructional226375
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-116
Instructional-24
Research-92
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2019-2020
Tuition$40,800
Fees$936
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2018-2019, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

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  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2018-2019, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment (all graduate)4,489
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 54%
Part-time: 46%Student Gender:
Male: 21%
Female: 79%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 11%
Black or African American: 8%
Hispanic/Latino: 11%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 39%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 26%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 10%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 86%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2018-2019
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Exercise Physiology15--
Category total15--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other00-
Category total00-
Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1314-
Art Teacher Education245-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education37-1
Biology Teacher Education120-
Chemistry Teacher Education30-
Computer Teacher Education8d--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8--
Curriculum and Instruction519-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching91-
Earth Science Teacher Education1--
Education, Other00-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs110-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs2--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs7--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness30-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation63-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities7--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments00-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented10-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1554-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods285-
Educational/Instructional Technology696-
Elementary Education and Teaching24--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education5610-
Health Teacher Education1219-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration543-
International and Comparative Education886-
Mathematics Teacher Education2415-
Music Teacher Education499-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching207-
Physics Teacher Education10-
Reading Teacher Education39--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education55-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education144-
Social Studies Teacher Education362-
Special Education and Teaching, General2d0-
Special Education and Teaching, Other115-
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other--3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor362-
Category total926d1344
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General156-
Category total156-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Linguistics192-
Category total192-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Nursing Administration34-
Nursing Education3d0d1d
Public Health Education and Promotion4d-0d
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist65236d
Category total75d6d37d
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences86--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other14-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution--9
Category total8749
Psychology
Clinical Psychology1739-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other--2
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics278-
Counseling Psychology804-
Developmental and Child Psychology312-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology13101
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology23--
School Psychology473-
Social Psychology44-
Category total516303
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Education Policy Analysis340-
Category total340-
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Other72-
Economics, Other225-
Political Science and Government, Other91-
Sociology352-
Category total7310-
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine and Studio Arts Management31--
Category total31--
Grand total1,79119253
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 24
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $17,475
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)07/01/1921)11/30/2025
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (02/27/1948)12/31/2020
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (01/01/1952)12/31/2021
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (03/31/1988)12/31/2020
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited since (10/18/1968)02/01/2022
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public healthAccredited since (06/12/2015)12/31/2022
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (10/22/2005)TBD
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipAccredited since (12/01/1989)06/30/2027
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAccredited since (10/27/2016)12/31/2023
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/132611.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape100
d. Fondling010
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary100
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence020
b. Dating violence211
c. Stalking340
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape100
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence020
b. Dating violence211
c. Stalking340
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on 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.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate2.0%1.6%1.4%
Number in default222019
Number in repayment1,0811,1861,306
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)