Visitors Guide to Columbia University

About Columbia University

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Columbia University c/o @columbia

Columbia University was founded in 1754 and is located in New York City, NY, slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of the city on the far Upper West Side. The private school's urban campus covers 36 acres and is home to total of 6,113 undergraduate students. Columbia University is ranked 5th amongst the best college in the country, with UPenn being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Columbia University tend to apply to Harvard University, MIT, and Princeton University as well. 

Location: Upper West Side, New York, NY
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Type: Private
Size: Large
Tuition: $53,000 USD

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division I, Ivy League
Greek Life: Yes

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2215 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Decision
Acceptance Rate: 6.60%


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