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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:  4,547 (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 2020Full timePart time
Total faculty226334
Instructional226334
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-117
Instructional-26
Research-91
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2021-2022
Tuition$34,078
Fees$976
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2019-2020
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2019-2020, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

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  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2019-2020, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2020
Total enrollment (all graduate)4,547
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 48%
Part-time: 52%Student Gender:
Male: 21%
Female: 79%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 12%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 11%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 37%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 26%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 71%
Enrolled in some distance education: 27%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 2%
  • 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) 2020-2021
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramPostgraduate
Certificate
MasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology-473
Category total-473
Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching11816
Art Teacher Education2267
Bilingual and Multilingual Education129-
Biology Teacher Education-90
Chemistry Teacher Education-40
Computer Teacher Education-5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-10-
Curriculum and Instruction-4312
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-335
Earth Science Teacher Education-1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs-100
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs-1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs-0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness-80
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities-32
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities-2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments-00
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented-00
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-1124
Educational Statistics and Research Methods-528
Educational/Instructional Technology-693
Elementary Education and Teaching-20-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-517
Health Teacher Education-1915
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-281
International and Comparative Education-691
Mathematics Teacher Education-175
Music Teacher Education-7112
Physics Teacher Education-2-
Reading Teacher Education-33-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-134
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-144
Social Studies Teacher Education-300
Special Education and Teaching, General-220
Special Education and Teaching, Other0147
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other15--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-440
Category total19882113
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-04
Category total-04
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Linguistics-330
Category total-330
Health Professions and Related Programs
Nursing Administration-22
Nursing Education002
Public Health Education and Promotion01-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist28562
Category total28596
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences12529
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-111
Nutrition Sciences-281
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution3--
Category total428121
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology-00
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General-61
Category total-61
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis12--
Behavioral Neuroscience-30-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other20--
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics-214
Counseling Psychology-773
Developmental and Child Psychology-330
Industrial and Organizational Psychology0770
School Psychology-503
Social Psychology-28
Category total3229018
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Education Policy Analysis-312
Category total-312
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Other-105
Economics, Other-378
Political Science and Government, Other-44
Sociology, General-230
Category total-7417
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine and Studio Arts Management-24-
Category total-24-
Grand total831,727185
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, 2019-2020
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 18
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: $15,998
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program.
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)12/31/2031
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (01/01/1952)12/31/2021
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (03/31/1988)12/31/2030
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 Offenses201820192020
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery001
h. Aggravated assault002
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201820192020
a. Domestic violence001
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking2112
Arrests201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201820192020
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 Offenses201820192020
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201820192020
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking260
Arrests201820192020
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201820192020
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 Year201820172016
Default rate1.1%1.8%2.0%
Number in default122122
Number in repayment1,0181,1101,081
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)