Columbia University

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About Columbia University

Columbia University is a Private Ivy League research university in New York City.

Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.

Columbia University include: Social Sciences; Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts.


Columbia University is ranked #19 world-wide, according to QS rankings.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  1. Official transcripts
  2. English language proficiency proof (IELTS/TOEFL)
  3. Additional program-specific documents like recommendations, resume, etc
  4. Application fee $85 non-refundable
  5. SAT/ACT Scores
  6. Evidence of financial support
  7. Copy of the biographical page of the passport


  1. All academic transcripts.
  2. Relevant undergraduate degree as specified by the program
  3. Statement of Purpose
  4. Letters of Recommendations
  5. Application fee $85 non-refundable
  6. GRE/GMAT/LSAT scores
  7. All other program specific additional requirements


  • Financial aid at Columbia is need-based.
  • To be considered for financial aid, international applicants must indicate their intention to apply for financial aid at the time of their admission application.
  • International students who were admitted with no request for Columbia financial aid may not subsequently change their status to apply for aid, even if their family financial circumstances change.

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • January 1:
    Application Deadline

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