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Columbia University in the City of New York Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$80
Undergrad Application Fee
$100
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
West 116 St and Broadway New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 854-1754
Admissions Phone: (212) 851-2522
General Site: www.columbia.edu
Admissions: http://www.columbia.edu/content/admissions.html
Application: https://admissions.columbia.edu/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Okie
  • Jun-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure you really love New York City before committing to Columbia! I had never visited NYC before attending but after a rough beginning I have learned to like NYC. Columbia is a very independent school in a super independent city. If you're looking for a person to hold your hand, go elsewhere. But if your ready for a challenge and are ready to be tested in all areas of life, then this is the place for you.

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  • Esther from Bowie, MD
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Try to go to office hours. Sometimes that is the difference between you receiving a B- and a B. Don't get caught up in the hype during orientation week, also known as NSOP (New Student Orientation Program). Many students, afraid of not making enough friends, add the phone numbers of almost every student they meet. However, this causes one to lose focus because they become worried about keeping up with acquaintances and hanging out. I follow this rule of thumb: Only add their number after you've had three real conversations. An example of a real conversation is talking about what state/country you guys came from, your family, finding study partners, or a 1-hour non-awkward conversation at Starbucks, not a fake conversation about favorite colors or matching outfits. That way you won't end up with 50 numbers of classmates whom you briefly saw twice at the beginning of the semester. And yes, you will at least meet 50 new students during NSOP.

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  • Marissa from Brooklyn, NY
  • May-21-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I'm actually going to Columbia University School of Social Work but can't find a page for that. But be excited, although the hours for field work may seem intense, it's going to be worth it because if the experience as well as being affiliated with an Ivy League school.

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  • Cameron from Shelby Township, MI
  • Apr-16-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Get involved in things way outside your comfort zone. Really into robotics? Try auditioning for your school's next play!

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