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Columbia University in the City of New York - Engineering

Columbia University in the City of New York
AddressWest 116 St and Broadway
CityNew York
TypePrivate not-for-profit
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students1682 (Undergraduate), 1341 (graduate), 775 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)144
Total Engineering Teachers171
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$63596
Admission Rate (Undergrad)8559 (Applications), 534 (Offered admissions), 320 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)100 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)11894 (Applications), 2666 (Offered admissions), 1421 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$85
Grad Application Fees$105
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$57208
Undergrad Out-State$58000
Grad In-State$49000
Grad Out-State$49000
SAT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
ACT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile

Engineering Courses/Degrees

Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering- General
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Operations Research

Average GRE score for Electrical Engineering is Verbal: 525, Quantitative: 767, and Analytical: 4.4

MS in CS: There are no minimum test score requirements. Generally, students have a score of 750+ (or equivalent) in the quantitative section. Most admitted students have a GAP >3.5. TOEFL score of 101+ is recommended or IELTS, 7 is the recommended score for admission.

In the Fall 2010 School of Engineering got ~5,200 applications and acceptance rate was close to 28%.

There is no specific cutoff for standardized test scores or GPA.

Engineering Resources

18. University of Southern California
19. Pennsylvania State University
20. Columbia University
21. University of California-Santa Barbara
22. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

GRE Scores and Admissions