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Columbia University

New York, NY

Academics

  • Graduation Rate
    97%
  • Majors Available
    85
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio
    6:1
  • Retention Rate
    98%


AP Credit Policy

Students can earn a maximum of 16 points of credit earned through college-level coursework taken as part of a high school curriculum prior to matriculation at Columbia. Each year, individual departments review the College Board AP curriculum and determine appropriate placements, credit, and/or exemptions.

  • Offers credits

    No

  • Offers placement into advanced courses

    Yes



Study Options


Majors and Degrees

The college offers the following degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, and Certificate

  • No majors found

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Keep in mind most colleges don’t require students to declare a major until the end of their sophomore year, and many students change majors at least once.


Special Academics Program

  • Accelerated Study
  • Comprehensive transition and postsecondary program for students with intellectual disabilities
  • Cross-Registration
  • Double Major
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Liberal Arts/Career Combination
  • ROTC, Air Force
  • ROTC, Army
  • ROTC, Navy
  • Student-Designed Major
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Visiting/Exchange Student Program


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