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Columbia University

New York, New YorkPrivate

Your chances

-

Acceptance rate

4%

Private school in New York with 8,800 total undergraduate students
Urban
Mid-Atlantic
Medical school
On campus housing
D1 Basketball
Ivy Group
West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1754
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
4%
Yield rate - overall
65%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
3%

Men
4%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
61,110

Women: 58%
Men: 42%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$82,425
Out-of-state
$82,425

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Considers class rank
TOEFL optional (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 43%

ACT: 28%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
1,641
Student diversity
Diverse
4-year graduation rate
84%

6-year graduation rate
95%

Retention rate
98%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
17%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 50%
Men: 50%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
21%

Black
9%

Hispanic
16%

Native American
< 1%

Other
10%

White
44%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
6:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

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