General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established
Abbreviation CU
Teachers 6,213
Students 24,140
Foreigners 28%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Columbia blue and white
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
In Thy light shall we see light
Accreditation
• Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Affiliations
• 568 Group
• Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
• Association of American Universities (AAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
• The Ivy League
Rankings
World ranking14
Country ranking10
Academic Reputation12
Employer Reputation27
Quality of teaching18
International Faculty380
International Students94
Citations per Faculty171
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities8
Engineering and Technology56
Life Sciences and Medicine21
Natural Science27
Social Sciences and Management11
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics17
Physics16
Chemistry16
Computer Science31
Economics & Business5
Cost of living in New York City, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 845 1,536
Food 361 638
Transportation 93 206
Communications and utilities 95 104
Clothing 24 85
Sports and leisure 43 166
Accommodation in New York City, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre853
Shared room in city centre1,551
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre1,456
1 bedroom apartment in city centre2,336
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking14
QS World University Rankings22
ARWU Academic Ranking8
Webometrics Ranking7
Alternative title
Russian Колумбийский университет
Spanish Universidad de Columbia
Chinese 哥伦比亚大学
Arabic وجامعة كولومبيا
French Université Columbia
German Columbia University
Japanese コロンビア大学
Korean 컬럼비아대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Colúmbia
English Columbia University

Location on map - Columbia University

Columbia University (CU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States.

Columbia University - Description

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Description of Columbia University

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world
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