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IPEDS ID: 190150
OPE ID: 00270700
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Columbia University in the City of New York
West 116 St and Broadway, New York, New York 10027
General information:  (212) 854-1754
Website:  www.columbia.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  30,454 (8,170 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  6 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
8%
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty6,0202,215
Instructional3,9832,012
Research and public service2,037203
Total graduate assistants-2,805
Instructional-1,869
Research-936
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees$51,008$53,000$55,056$57,2083.9%
Books and supplies$1,170$1,200$1,400$1,4000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,432$12,860$13,244$13,6443.0%
Other$1,994$2,024$2,085$1,947-6.6%
Off Campus
Room and board$16,515$16,830$17,010$17,3702.1%
Other$2,435$4,815$4,860$4,9952.8%
Off Campus with Family
Other$2,435$2,880$2,880$2,9703.1%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
On Campus$66,604$69,084$71,785$74,1993.4%
Off Campus$71,128$75,845$78,326$80,9733.4%
Off Campus with Family$54,613$57,080$59,336$61,5783.8%
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 Multiyear Tuition Calculator
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
Tuition$44,864
Fees$2,092
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid185959%————
Grant or scholarship aid75952%$37,331,094$49,185
Federal grants23917%$1,665,299$6,968
Pell grants23917%$1,152,499$4,822
Other federal grants1309%$512,800$3,945
State/local government grant or scholarships977%$392,218$4,043
Institutional grants or scholarships74752%$35,273,577$47,220
Student loan aid18012%$1,933,116$10,740
Federal student loans15711%$891,052$5,675
Other student loans403%$1,042,064$26,052
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid14,71058%$186,155,141$39,523
Pell grants1,79622%$8,401,591$4,678
Federal student loans1,83323%$25,036,076$13,659
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$17,678$22,973$22,824
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$7,169$9,481$10,917
$30,001 – $48,000$4,702$5,251$6,596
$48,001 – $75,000$8,540$6,592$7,648
$75,001 – $110,000$16,018$14,262$17,463
$110,001 and more$37,520$40,464$42,912
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment30,454
Undergraduate enrollment8,170
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment688
Graduate enrollment22,284
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 93%
Part-time: 7%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 54%
Female: 46%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 17%
Black or African American: 8%
Hispanic/Latino: 13%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 37%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 17%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 85%
25 and over: 15%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 17%
Out-of-state: 63%
Foreign countries: 20%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 80%
Part-time: 20%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 5%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 93%
Undergraduate application fee (2017-2018): $85
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2017
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants38,11817,25920,859
Percent admitted7%7%6%
Percent admitted who enrolled61%62%61%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2017 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT90959%
ACT87557%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700780
SAT Math710790
ACT Composite3134
ACT English3335
ACT Math2935
  • Test score information is for Columbia College and Engineering, which both accept full-time, traditional undergraduates, and for the School of General Studies. GS students are older than traditional undergraduate students and almost all have previously enrolled at another institution. Unlike Columbia's traditional undergraduate students, GS student have the option to attend part-time at any time during their enrollment.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 97%
Part-time students: 91%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 66 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 95%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 89%
6-year: 96%
8-year: 97%
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 88%
6-year: 95%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2009 or Fall 2011
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 96%
Female: 95%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 56%
Asian: 98%
Black or African American: 92%
Hispanic/Latino: 93%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 94%
Two or more races: 99%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 95%
Non-resident alien: 98%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 97%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 1%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 93%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 97%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 1%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
Received a Bachelor's degree: 73%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 88%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 1%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 100%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 88%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 1%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 4%
Enrolled at different institution: 1%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
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.
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology-87--
Architectural History and Criticism, General-10--
Architecture1911132
Architecture and Related Services, Other-0-0
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-9523
Landscape Architecture-0--
Real Estate Development-130--
Category total1943355
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African Studies0--1
African-American/Black Studies62--
American/United States Studies/Civilization224--
East Asian Studies1511-0
Ethnic Studies80--
Latin American Studies24-0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies---0
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)0---
Russian Studies---2
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies-2-0
South Asian Studies-9-0
Western European Studies-6-0
Category total5338-3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Anatomy-000
Animal Genetics-000
Biochemistry11047
Bioinformatics-845
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other0000
Biology/Biological Sciences, General82201420
Biometry/Biometrics-000
Biophysics5---
Biostatistics-52121
Biotechnology-41--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-131023
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other-040
Conservation Biology-14--
Ecology-564
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology---2
Epidemiology-145877
Genetics, General-1189
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology-000
Microbiology, General-344
Neuroscience64111919
Pathology/Experimental Pathology-446
Pharmacology-051
Physiology, General-102
Toxicology--00
Category total16232891200
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science-135--
Business Administration and Management, General01,1541344
Business Statistics-13--
Construction Management-26--
Information Resources Management-75d--
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other-14-
Marketing, Other-0--
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management-49--
Organizational Leadership-2--
Category total01,455d1744
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism-10-0
Journalism, Other-332--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-76d25
Category total-418d25
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other-0--
Computer Science174285d18d15
Information Science/Studies7---
Information Technology-34d--
Category total181319d18d15
Education
Education, General0-13
Education, Other-233
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances--109
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation--02
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments--11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--02
Mathematics Teacher Education--48
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--86
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education--24
Category total022938
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5147d1514
Chemical Engineering4075d108
Civil Engineering, General23105d13d7
Computer Engineering, General1931--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering22192d29d13
Engineering Mechanics0--0
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1323100
Engineering, Other0---
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1054d78
Industrial Engineering698d00
Mechanical Engineering6194d13d4
Metallurgical Engineering0000
Mining and Mineral Engineering00-0
Nuclear Engineering---0
Operations Research82303d65
Category total3271,022d103d59
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing24101--
English Language and Literature, General67201120
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)0---
Category total911211120
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature0---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General96110
Comparative Literature22--0
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-24510
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General--20
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other0000
French Language and Literature91131
German Language and Literature4421
Italian Language and Literature0634
Latin Language and Literature0---
Linguistics2---
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1511611
Portuguese Language and Literature0---
Russian Language and Literature0---
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4524
Spanish Language and Literature9642
Category total74732843
Health Professions and Related Programs
Advanced General Dentistry---17
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist--69
Bioethics/Medical Ethics-22--
Dental Clinical Sciences, General-0--
Dental Public Health and Education---2
Dentistry--78-
Endodontics/Endodontology---6
Environmental Health-32722
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-2800
Health Services Administration---0
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management-95--
International Public Health/International Health---39
Maternal and Child Health---10
Medical Informatics-000
Medical Scientist---4
Medicine--170-
Nursing Practice--18-
Nursing Science--77
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-54--
Orthodontics/Orthodontology-6--
Periodontics/Periodontology-3-2
Physical Therapy/Therapist-063-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology-4--
Public Health, General-279218
Public Health, Other---153
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1189-5
Category total1712351294
History
History, General80412719
History, Other-11--
Category total80522719
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General-3172-
Law--432-
Legal Professions and Studies, Other-00-
Category total-317434-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies0--7
Humanities/Humanistic Studies24-0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0--79
Category total24-86
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General2715d311
Mathematical Statistics and Probability-69--
Mathematics and Statistics, Other0---
Mathematics, General3891012
Statistics, General27372710
Category total92465d2033
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization0---
Behavioral Sciences--65
Dispute Resolution-43--
Gerontology---3
Historic Preservation and Conservation-17--
Mathematics and Computer Science5---
Nutrition Sciences08647
Sustainability Studies3012167
Category total352671622
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science641--
Environmental Studies-45--
Category total686--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science--00
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-65--
Category total-6500
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies-3--
Jewish/Judaic Studies00--
Philosophy391057
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other14---
Religion/Religious Studies8603
Category total6119510
Physical Sciences
Astronomy1564
Astrophysics5---
Chemistry, General12271914
Geology/Earth Science, General2913514
Materials Science438d11
Physical Sciences, Other0443
Physics, General18171113
Physics, Other-1--
Category total69105d4649
Psychology
Clinical Psychology--611
Counseling Psychology--48
Developmental and Child Psychology--11
Educational Psychology--1011
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--51
Psychology, General0003
Psychology, Other--11
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other998512
Social Psychology--00
Category total9983248
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Health Policy Analysis---3
Public Administration-446--
Social Work-45424
Category total-90027
Science Technologies/Technicians
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other0---
Category total0---
Social Sciences
Anthropology20351814
Development Economics and International Development0000
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics43741726
Economics, General224085
International Relations and Affairs-207--
Political Science and Government, General187371615
Social Sciences, General-2353
Social Sciences, Other2743-0
Sociology5316912
Urban Studies/Affairs14---
Category total5684357375
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation27371116
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-67--
Dance, General1---
Digital Arts-3--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General126212
Film/Cinema/Video Studies-17--
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other-0--
Jazz/Jazz Studies0---
Music Theory and Composition--3-
Music, General145610
Visual and Performing Arts, Other4129--
Category total952202128
Grand total2,0157,8641,3311,103
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 301
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 232
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 5
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $20,606
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $20,605
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $3,775
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 81%
Part-time students: 50%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2016-2017 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FCSMenWomen
All Track Combined126132
Archery12
Baseball31
Basketball1816
Fencing2117
Field Hockey25
Football114
Golf117
Lacrosse27
Rowing3950
Soccer2929
Softball19
Squash1614
Swimming and Diving3335
Tennis1313
Volleyball16
Wrestling37
Other Sports41
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1921 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses5/3/1972 -  Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools(!)7/1/1923 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Endodontics12/9/1966 - 2/2/2017Accredited
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics12/9/1966 - 2/2/2017Accredited
Periodontics12/9/1966 - 2/2/2017Accredited
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)12/9/1966 - 2/2/2017Accredited
Dental Assisting (DA)1/30/1998 -  Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree(!)7/1/1943 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist1/1/1944 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/21/2004 - 5/18/2016Resigned
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/21/2004 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels11/17/2008 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language4/30/2014 - 2/13/2017Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels7/1/1979 - 6/8/2009Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health12/19/1946 - 6/16/2018Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1942 - 6/13/2018Accredited
Internship/Residency
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Predoctoral
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
2/1/1945 - 2/2/2017Accredited
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
5/7/1987 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Columbia University Medical Center Internship in Clinical Psychology
8/1/1959 -  Accredited
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2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations010
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations010
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape161212
Fondling666
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery140
Aggravated assault311
Burglary181818
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson001
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape1288
Fondling301
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault010
Burglary223
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson001
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • 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.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate1.6%1.5%1.4%
Number in default707066
Number in repayment4,1274,3784,604
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)