Columbia University in the City of New YorkSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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New York, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$61,788

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About Columbia University in the City of New York

Columbia University in the City of New York is a large private university located on an urban campus in New York, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 31,456, and admissions are extremely selective, with an acceptance rate of 5%. The university offers 90 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 95%, and a student-faculty ratio of 6:1. Tuition and fees for students are $61,788.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

5% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 5%

Retention Rate 99%

Graduation Rate 95%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1440-1570

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 33-35

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

53%

Female Student Population

6:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

31k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Non-U.S. Citizen

38%

White

30%

Asian

12%

Hispanic

8%

Unknown

5%

Black

5%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

18% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

6%

Institution Grant Aid

52%

Pell Grant

18%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $7,057
State Grant Aid $3,856
Institution Grant Aid $52,969
Pell Grant Aid $4,914

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships