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Columbia University



6 Reviews /

THE World Ranking: 14

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About Columbia University


Founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter, Columbia University is the oldest institution of higher learning in the State of New York. For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher, offering graduate and undergraduate programs - At the core of its wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society. On campus, one can find Club Zamana - Columbia University's Largest South Asian Organization and the Indian Student Association at Columbia University (ISAC).

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College of Physicians and Surgeons

630 West 168th Street, New York, United States, 10032.

Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation

Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, United States, 10027.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

109 Low Memorial Library, MC 4306 535 West 116th Street, New York, United States, 10027.

Columbia School of Business

311 Uris Hall, 3022 Broadway, MC 9133, New York, United States, 10027.

School of Journalism

Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, United States, 10027.

School of International and Public Affairs

420 West 118th Street, New York, United States, 10027.

School of Nursing

617 West 168th Street, New York, United States, 10032.

Columbia School of Social Work

1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, United States, 10027.

School of the Arts

305 Dodge Hall, Mail Code 1808, 2960 Broadway, New York, United States, 10027.

Columbia University

116th Street, 2960 Broadway, New York, United States, 10027.


Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at Columbia University.

What Indian students say

When asked, 83% of reviewers recommend Columbia University

Overall experience

Admission process

(4 out of 5)

Funding / Scholarships

(3 out of 5)

Study experience

(4 out of 5)

Life experience

(3 out of 5)

Job prospects

(3 out of 5)

Student reviews










Abhinav, India 4

Ph.D. in Computer Science

I am currently working on my PhD in the field of Computer Science at the Columbia University, New York. The research facilities are top notch at the university and there is ample opportunity for academic growth.

Sri Rama, India 5

Working at Prof.Fernandez's laboratory

As part of my post doctoral research in physical chemistry I worked under Prof. Julio M Fernandez at the Columbia University. It was a great learning experience for me and I enjoyed working in his lab.

Dan, India 1

Disappointing at best

Columbia would rank as the single worst experience of my life. I have never encountered so many callous, mean spirited, and unprofessional administrators who truly could care less about you. Yet, they are happy to collec read full review
Meraj, India 4

Masters in CS

Columbia University has more than a hundred departments of research and more than a hundred research institutes and centers. It was the obvious choice for me as I'd already contacted a couple of my seniors and got a posi read full review
Shreyas, India 4


The School has pretty good facilities and has offices exclusive for international students. Once admitted the Students office gets in touch with you to keep you informed of what to expect from the school and New York cit read full review
Ankit, India 5

Operations Research

Great for financial services,pathetic for EE, expensive, perfect location, good crowd, expensive housing, good pay back.

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About the accommodation

Columbia University Housing Services provide housing facilities for approximately 5,200 undergraduate students. 94 percent of all undergraduates and 99 percent of all first-year students live in residence halls. There are 17 undergraduate residence halls and 16 brownstones (which house 10 fraternities, 3 sororities, and 3 special interest communities) located on and around the Morningside campus. In addition, they also provide summer, conference, and guest accommodations. All first-year students are housed on South Lawn, the heart of undergraduate life at Columbia. Proximity to Butler Library, Alfred Lerner Hall, John Jay Dining Hall, Health Services, and the First Year/Sophomore Academic Advising Center make these residence halls convenient and have a connection to the Columbia community. Four different housing options are available to first years: Carman, Furnald, John Jay, and the all-class integrated Living Learning Center in Wallach and Hartley. Each hall has a unique set of features and benefits, from singles to corridor-style living. Room Selection for current students is an active process with many choices and options, including, but not limited to, living with friends in a suite or living alone in a single, air-conditioned room on a corridor. Laundry View is an Internet application that allows students to monitor the status of washers and dryers in connected laundry rooms through a Web browser. Laundry View was developed in response to requests for greater control over laundry activities. Since many people tend to do their laundry during similar time periods, it results in busy laundry rooms. The details of the Residence Halls can be found in the website given below For general inquiries about the housing students can mail to

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