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Architecture, Planning & Preservation »

The school's international leadership role invites all the disciplines devoted to the built environment to think differently. Its mission is to use the highest level of professional training as a creative space of experimentation and analysis that nurtures new forms of professional, scholarly, technical and ethical practice.

Arts »

School of the Arts is a vibrant intellectual and artistic laboratory where students work, experiment and learn under the guidance of professors acclaimed in their fields of Film, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing.

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences »

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is one of the most distinguished graduate schools in the United States. Our renowned faculty provides MA and PhD students with advanced knowledge in the humanities and natural and social sciences while preparing them for a variety of careers around the world.

Barnard College »

Barnard was the first college in New York City, and one of the few in the nation, where women could receive the same rigorous education available to men. Today, Barnard educates more than 2,300 bright, independent-minded women in an intimate liberal arts setting and is the most sought-after women's college in the country.

Business »

Columbia Business School's global education prepares students for lifetime leadership in any industry. Its curriculum bridges pioneering research and industry practice and fosters the entrepreneurial mindset. Through its thought leadership, broad alumni network and New York base, the school ranks among the world's most innovative.

College of Physicians and Surgeons »

The College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of the most selective medical schools in the nation. Its faculty, among the most highly regarded clinicians and physician-scientists in academic medicine, prepare students to be medical leaders while working to solve intractable health challenges through clinical, laboratory and translational research.

Columbia College »

Columbia College is one of the nation's most selective undergraduate institutions. The centerpiece of academic study is the Core Curriculum, which provides students with wide-ranging perspectives on classic works of literature, philosophy, history, music, art and science.

Dental Medicine »

The College of Dental Medicine provides an academically and clinically superior education in an environment that encourages students to take advantage of the educational opportunities in such diverse areas as public health, informatics and biomedical research.

Engineering, Graduate »
Engineering, Undergraduate »

Columbia Engineering educates socially responsible engineering and applied science leaders whose work results in the betterment of the human condition. Undergraduate and graduate programs combine rigorous traditional course work with opportunities for research, service learning, internships and entrepreneurship, both nationally and internationally.

General Studies »

General Studies is the finest liberal arts college in the United States created specifically for returning and nontraditional students seeking a rigorous, traditional undergraduate degree. The school also houses the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, the oldest and largest program of its kind in the country.

International & Public Affairs »

For more than sixty years, the School of International and Public Affairs has been educating professionals who make a difference in society. Through rigorous research and hands-on practice, graduates and faculty work to improve social services, advocate for human rights, strengthen markets, protect the environment and secure peace around the world.

Jewish Theological Seminary »

The Jewish Theological Seminary trains tomorrow's religious, educational, academic and lay leaders for the Jewish community and beyond through its five schools and world-class library. List College, the undergraduate school, offers dual-degree programs with Columbia University and Barnard College.

Journalism »

Columbia Journalism School educates students to work in all news media, covering a wide range of complicated subjects. Our faculty, a diverse group of award-winning professionals, work closely with students to provide a foundation for our graduates to become leaders in a fast-changing news media.

Law »

Columbia Law School is among the oldest and most distinguished law schools in the United States. Its faculty and graduates have a long tradition of private practice and public service in the judiciary, government and public interest organizations, contributing to the development of law in the United States and throughout the world.

Nursing »

The School of Nursing is part of one of the world's most renowned academic health centers, a vital neighborhood collaborating on research, education and clinical care.

Professional Studies »

The School of Professional STudies offers innovative programs that meet Columbia's standard of excellence, including professional master's degrees, courses for graduate school preparation and academic achievement, pre-college programs for high school students, and courses in English as a second language.

Public Health »

The Mailman School of Public Health has been on the cutting edge of public health research, education and service for more than 85 years. The school is a global presence built on local excellence. With its world-class faculty and talented, diverse students, the Mailman School is developing knowledge and effecting change locally and globally.

Social Work »

For 110 years, the School of Social Work has distinguished itself with intellectual creativity and leadership in research, education and field work. Faculty members conduct research and service programs globally and provide their expertise to leaders in academia, government and the private sector.

Teachers College »

Teachers College is the oldest and largest U.S. graduate school of education, perennially ranked among the nation's best. In education, health and psychology, Teachers College prepares and informs policymakers and practitioners to better serve students, families, schools and communities.

Union Theological Seminary »

Founded in 1836, Union has always embodied the freedom to learn and to teach, with a vision of education centered on academic excellence and personal faith. Union remains committed to that vision, as it responds to the changing needs of our city and world with an evolving understanding of what it means to be faithful.