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Ranking

#4

  National
  University 

Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

GEOGRAPHIC
Diversity

  • 72% of the students are from outside the state of New York
  • 17% of the students in the incoming class are from outside the US.
 

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Columbia University


Overview

  • Columbia is an Ivy League university in New York City. Map.
  • Columbia enrolls approximately 4,500 in Columbia College, 1,500 in The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and  1,600 in General Studies as undergraduates.
  • Columbia meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for all students admitted.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 26% of students at Columbia have family incomes below $60,000.
  • 16% of students at Columbia receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 14% of students are the first member of their family to attend a four-year college. 

    

    Racial Diversity
    African American 12%
    Asian American 19%
    Caucasian 33%
    Hispanic 15%
    International 12%
    Native American 2%
    Not reporting 10%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 48%
    Male 52%
 
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School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Urban
  • City population: 8,336,700

Size

  • 13,942 Graduate students
  • 8274 Undergraduates
  • 1091 Freshmen

Admissions

  • 6.9% applicants admitted 
  • 97% in top decile of class 
  • SAT CR Middle 50%: 700-800
  • SAT M Middle 50%: 760-800
  • SAT W middle 50%: 760-800
  • ACT Middle 50%: 32-36