New York, NY
Columbia University in the City of New York


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Recent Reviews

Francis
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It is a great school and offers a lot of opportunities for self-growth and development but it is a bit unorganized. At times ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great school and offers a lot of opportunities for self-growth and development but it is a bit unorganized. At times professors do not seem to have a set agenda for class and the Sybil's is constantly changing. The reading material is insightful and it will help you learn about your practice, but is at times overwhelming. The majority of the classes are discussions based so you will always be prepared to contribute to the class if you read for that week. Many discussions also steer away from the readings and encourage students to incorporate their own personal experiences to relate to the readings. You will find yourself spending most of your weekends doing school work and preparing for your internship instead of fully relaxing and destressing from school. The professors, though unorganized at times, are always willing to make time and meet with you after class. There are scheduled office hours but if you need to meet outside of those hours, the professors change their schedules to fit you in. You will meet a lot of great people who are willing to help you with school work and talk to you about things. The facilities such as the libraries provide a great place for studying and finding quiet spots to focus. Overall it is a great environment to learn but it is somewhat unorganized.

elise
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Beautiful campus

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Beautiful campus

Jesse
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Columbia is an incredible college for those who can beat the less than six percent acceptance rate. That being said, don't be...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Columbia is an incredible college for those who can beat the less than six percent acceptance rate. That being said, don't bee discouraged by this number, and apply! It can be a very competitive environment at times, but it's all what you make of it, as with anything. Those who get in are glad to be here.

Melanie
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It is a great school. The faculty puts great emphasis on familiarizing the students with the typical daily life of an Ivy Lea...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great school. The faculty puts great emphasis on familiarizing the students with the typical daily life of an Ivy League student. The curriculum is very demanding, however, the educational experience is one of a kind. I am a returning students, thus GS, and feel very welcomed and integrated. Columbia embraces diversity among their students and faculty. You'll find people from all over the world. It is an amazing experience to be able to get to know so many different cultures, religions, and languages. Everyone is very welcoming, so no one feels like "they don't belong". There is a spot for everyone and that is what I think makes Columbia so unique.

Suprima
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The location of the school is great and perhaps the most important factor. There are plenty of things to do and they suit a v...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The location of the school is great and perhaps the most important factor. There are plenty of things to do and they suit a variety of interest may that be academically or socially. Opportunities for social outing also ranges from a quiet time at the park to fun night outs in the city.

Maliha
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It's a great school.

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a great school.

Kelly
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Columbia University is a great school. There are two undergraduate schools: Columbia College (the school I attended) and the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Columbia University is a great school. There are two undergraduate schools: Columbia College (the school I attended) and the Fu Foundation for Engineering and Applied Science. While the College was rigorous and text-heavy, I can say I came out a much brighter individual. From class conversations to complex texts, my Human Rights major allowed me to explore the intersections of many different fields at the same time. There were always social events to attend (though sometimes harder to find events for people of color) and the resources available to me where abundant. I recommend it to any students ready to challenge themselves and push their personal growth.

Melody
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As a rising junior at Columbia College, I have so far been very satisfied with my experience at the university. It has a grea...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a rising junior at Columbia College, I have so far been very satisfied with my experience at the university. It has a great location -- nestled in New York City but not so far downtown that you can't get any peace and quiet for studying. There is a stress culture and I do wish we had more space, but I generally love the community on campus and personally think it's a great fit for me.

Nicholas
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Columbia University is a great mix of excellent STEM programs and reputable arts programs. Being a student and an athlete tho...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Columbia University is a great mix of excellent STEM programs and reputable arts programs. Being a student and an athlete though, I have found that the academic clique and the athletic clique don't necessarily mix. The academic standard is set high enough to constantly motivate people, but not so high as to discourage students from attempting. And the location of the school can't be beat, there is nothing like living in New York City. There are practically endless opportunities for work studies, internships, etc.

Ursa
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Columbia University in the City of New York is an excellent college if you are looking to grow as a person in every possible ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Columbia University in the City of New York is an excellent college if you are looking to grow as a person in every possible way. If you are satisfied believing what you already believe and thinking in the way you already think, then you will find yourself constantly uncomfortable.

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  • Enrollment
  • 7,970
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $49,138
  • Acceptance rate
  • 7%

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