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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
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  4,701 (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 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty231345
Instructional231345
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-115
Instructional-34
Research-81
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
Tuition$39,240
Fees$916
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all graduate)4,701
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 52%
Part-time: 48%Student Gender:
Male: 22%
Female: 78%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 11%
Black or African American: 10%
Hispanic/Latino: 11%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 41%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 21%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 3%
Enrolled in some distance education: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 89%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, 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) 2017-2018
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 Physiology5--
Category total5--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other00-
Category total00-
Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1510-
Art Teacher Education356-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education18-3
Biology Teacher Education80-
Chemistry Teacher Education10-
Computer Teacher Education13d--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8--
Curriculum and Instruction4221-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching122-
Earth Science Teacher Education2--
Education, Other00-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs180-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs1--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs4--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness90-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation142-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities7--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments02-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented40-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1027-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods373-
Educational/Instructional Technology734-
Elementary Education and Teaching38--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education6115-
Health Teacher Education1311-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration480-
International and Comparative Education1102-
Mathematics Teacher Education219-
Music Teacher Education4710-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching208-
Physics Teacher Education20-
Reading Teacher Education48--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education99-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education103-
Social Studies Teacher Education400-
Special Education and Teaching, General20-
Special Education and Teaching, Other1710-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor411-
Category total950d1353
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General204-
Category total204-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Linguistics151-
Category total151-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Nursing Administration33-
Nursing Education20-
Public Health Education and Promotion3d-2d
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist57559d
Category total65d861d
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other55-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution--4
Category total554
Psychology
Clinical Psychology1779-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other--1
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics1612-
Counseling Psychology14910-
Developmental and Child Psychology581-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology1230-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology38--
School Psychology282-
Social Psychology03-
Category total589371
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Education Policy Analysis303-
Category total303-
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Other153-
Economics, Other294-
Political Science and Government, Other53-
Sociology382-
Category total8712-
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine and Studio Arts Management28--
Category total28--
Grand total1,79420569
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, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 34
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: $22,404
  • 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)12/31/2014
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.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape210
Fondling001
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary110
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape110
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary100
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) 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%1.4%1.8%
Number in default201926
Number in repayment1,1861,3061,414
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)