Columbia University, , New York, New York

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Columbia University

Company Name: Columbia University
State: New York
County: New York
City/town: New York
Post: 10001
Phone: (212)854-1754
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Review: Columbia University in the City of New York (Columbia University) is a private, Ivy League university in Manhattan, New York City. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Today the University operates four global centers overseas in Amman, Jordan; Beijing, China; Paris, France; and Mumbai, India. The University was founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain. After the American Revolutionary War King's College briefly became a state entity, and was renamed Columbia College in 1784. The University now operates under a 1787 charter that places the institution under a private board of trustees, and in 1896 it was further renamed Columbia University. That same year, the University's campus was moved from Madison Avenue to its current location in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, where it occupies more than six city blocks, or 32 acres (0.13 km2). The University encompasses twenty schools and is affiliated with numerous institutions, including Teachers College, Barnard College, and the Union Theological Seminary, with joint undergraduate programs available through the Jewish Theological Seminary of America as well as the Juilliard School. Columbia annually administers the Pulitzer Prize and has been affiliated with more Nobel Prize laureates than any other academic institution in the world. Additionally, the University is one of the fourteen founding members of the prestigious Association of American Universities, and was the first school in the United States to grant the M.D. degree. Notable students of Columbia include 20 living billionaires; nine Justices of the United States Supreme Court; 25 Academy Award winners; and three United States Presidents.

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Columbia University, Complete Academic Data

Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 24,230
Undergraduate Population: 7,743
Percent Admitted: 11.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1370-1550
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 49%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 51%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 12.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 6.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 6.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 38.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 85.1%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 14.9%

Columbia University, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $43,304
Out of State Tuition: $43,304
Books and Supplies: $1,020
Total Annual Cost: $56,681

Columbia University, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 57.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 47.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $102,478,361
Undergraduate Application Fee: $80

Columbia University, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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