Columbia University

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Columbia University



Tuition

$35,166 / year

Room and Board

$9,648

Application deadline

January 2

Application fee

$65




Educational Resources

Libraries

600,000 Rare Books; 26,000,000 Manuscripts

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 8,792,821 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 65,650 current serial subscriptions.
  • 5,886,769 microforms.
  • 107,850 Audio/Visual items.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • 1,800 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 30 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 600 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 20,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Career

internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 94% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 60% of housing units are Singles.
  • 34% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 31 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 95% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Columbia Community Outreach, ColumbiaFest, YULE log lighting/Holiday; lighting ceremony, UMB Ethnic Festival, Safer Sex Awareness Week, Black; History Month, Orgo Night, Latino Heritage Month, Center for Jazz Studies Concerts, Distinguished Lecture Series, Constitution Day Exhibit, 5K Fun Run/Walk, Take Back the Streets, First Year Family Weekend, Distinguished Films Series
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 150 organizations on campus.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Columbia Spectator (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): New York City (15), Newark, NJ (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New York City (4)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New York City (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 14 fraternities
  • 12 fraternity houses
  • 15% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 11 sorority houses
  • 9% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Fordham University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Manhattan College)
  • Additional Policies

    smoking prohibited

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