Columbia University in the City of New York

  • Details

  • Attendance

    • Admissions Rate 6.66%
    • Average SAT Scores 1517
    • Four Year Completion Rate 85.72% Completion rates for full-time, first-time students within 4 years
    • Six Year Completion Rate 96.21% Completion rates for full-time, first-time students within 6 years
    • Eight Year Completion Rate 96.37% Completion rates for full-time, first-time students within 8 years. This is what is normally reported for college completion rates.
  • Costs

    • Yearly Costs: $79,750.00 The average annual cost of attendance includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses for all full-time, first-time, degree-certificate-seeking undergraduates
    • Out of State Tuition: $61,671.00 Tuition and required fees for out-of-state students
    • In State Tuition: $61,671.00 Tuition and required fees for in-state students
    • Median Debt Total: $19,250.00 Median loan debt accumulated at the institution (the sum of all undergraduate federal loans over students’ college education at the institution for which the median debt is reported)
    • Median Debt for Graduates: $21,500.00 Median loan debt accumulated for only graduates
    • Median Debt for Withdrawals: $12,500.00 Median loan debt accumulated for only graduates
    • Net Price Quintile 1 $9,873.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $0-$30,000
    • Net Price Quintile 2 $4,699.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $30,001-$48,000
    • Net Price Quintile 3 $8,106.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $48,001-$75,000
    • Net Price Quintile 4 $16,916.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $75,001-$110,000
    • Net Price Quintile 5 $44,438.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $110,000+
  • Earnings

    • Median 6 Year Earnings $79,434.00 Median earnings measured 6 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 7 Year Earnings No data Median earnings measured 7 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 8 Year Earnings $87,863.00 Median earnings measured 8 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 9 Year Earnings No data Median earnings measured 9 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 10 Year Earnings $89,871.00 Median earnings measured 10 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
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Name Credential Debt Mean Debt Median Earnings
Architecture Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Natural Resources Conservation and Research Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Area Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Education, General Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Mining and Mineral Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree $59,340.00 No data $38,726.00
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Computer Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $62,257.00
Literature Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Biology, General Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Applied Mathematics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $71,727.00
Civil Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data $69,428.00
Engineering Mechanics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree $71,242.00 No data $69,826.00
Engineering, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $45,021.00
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Mathematics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $72,988.00
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data $41,618.00
Information Science/Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data $65,500.00
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Operations Research Bachelor's Degree No data No data $87,327.00
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Computer Science Bachelor's Degree $55,382.00 $37,881.00 $108,903.00
Biomedical/Medical Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data $46,324.00
Engineering Physics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Industrial Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Neurobiology and Neurosciences Bachelor's Degree No data No data $40,198.00
Statistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Mathematics and Statistics, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Classical and Ancient Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Physics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Anthropology Bachelor's Degree No data No data $28,302.00
Political Science and Government Bachelor's Degree $62,500.00 $49,926.00 $52,096.00
Mathematics and Computer Science Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Nutrition Sciences Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Public Administration Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Astronomy and Astrophysics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Physical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Research and Experimental Psychology Bachelor's Degree $54,735.00 No data $41,906.00
International Relations and National Security Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Urban Studies/Affairs Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Dance Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Music Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree $40,028.00 No data $38,546.00
Materials Sciences Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Economics Bachelor's Degree $72,755.00 $54,114.00 $73,902.00
Sociology Bachelor's Degree No data No data $53,374.00
Social Sciences, Other Bachelor's Degree $65,019.00 No data $44,253.00
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Fine and Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree No data No data $36,885.00
Business Administration, Management and Operations Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
History Bachelor's Degree $86,747.00 No data $40,546.00
Sustainability Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data $46,855.00
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Chemistry Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Visual and Performing Arts, Other Bachelor's Degree $74,599.00 No data $37,826.00