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Columbia University in the City of New York

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A BOUT Founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of King George II of England** Oldest in the state of New York and 5th in United States** Ivy League college located in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights neighborhood in New York City, New York* *http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/columbia-university-2707
**http://www.columbia.edu/content/history.html Ranked 4th on the 2013 list of Best Colleges by USNEWS* S TUDENT *http://www.columbia.edu/cu/opir/facts/FACTS20123.pdf B ODY ENROLLMENT COLUMBIA COLLEGE, ENTERING FALL CLASS (2012)*
Applications - 25,834
Admitted students - 1,795
Admit rate - 7%
Enrolled students - 1,101
Yield rate - 61% ENGINEERING, ENTERING FALL CLASS (2012)*
Applications - 6,017
Admitted students - 567
Admit rate - 9%
Enrolled students - 325
Yield rate - 57% ACCEPTANCE STUDENT ENROLLMENT (FALL 2011)*
Undergraduate - 8,103
Morningside Graduate - 5,393
Morningside Professional - 8,351
Medical Center - 4,089
Continuing Education & Special Programs - 2,285
University Total - 28,221 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROFILE (2011)*
Undergraduate - 12%
Morningside Graduate - 38%
Morningside Professional - 38%
Medical Center - 8%
Continuing Education & Special Programs - 23%
University Total - 24%
Number of countries represented, Fall 2011: 152
Most-represented countries, Fall 2011: China, South Korea, India, Canada and France. T HE *http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/admissions/sites/default/files/classprofile.pdf N UMBERS The middle 50% of admitted
students scored between on the Math, Critical Reading,
and Writing sections of the SAT.* 2150
2320 and 32
35 The middle 50% of admitted
students scored between on the ACT.* and CLASS RANK AVERAGE GPA Not Reported* of accepted students were in the
top 10% of their graduating class. 98% D IVERSITY *http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/admissions/sites/default/files/classprofile.pdf African American - 12% White - 36% Other - 7% * Native American - 3% Latino - 13% Asian/Asian American - 29% Colors & Motto: Light blue and white; In lumine Tuo videbimus lumen ("In Thy light shall we see light"). Student-faculty ratio: 6:1; 80.7 percent of classes have fewer than 20 students. M AJORS *http://collegeapps.about.com/od/collegeprofiles/p/Columbia_profil.htm * T OP 1. ECONOMICS 2. POLITICAL
SCIENCE 3. HISTORY 4. ENGLISH 5. BIOLOGY A ID *http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/columbia-university-2707 * T UITION & 57.5% 100.0% 52.4% 50.4% 43.2% 100.0% Students who applied for -
need-based financial aid - Students whose need was fully met- Students who received -
need-based financial aid - Students who received need-based -
scholarship or grant aid - Students who received need-based -
self-help aid (undergraduates) - Average percent of need met - TUITION & FEES $47,246 (2012-13) $11,496 ROOM & BOARD (2012-13) W EATHER *http://www.vacationsmadeeasy.com/NewYorkNY/articles/SeasonalWeatherandPackingAdviceforNewYorkCity.cfm * SPRING SUMMER AUTUMN from low 30°s in March to low 70°s in May from low 70°s to low 90°s; sunny from 60°s and 70°s in September and October
to 50°s in November WINTER from 40°s to 50°s; strong wind chill and likely snow F AMOUS *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Columbia_University_alumni * A LUMNI BARACK OBAMA CHELSEA CLINTON ALICIA KEYS
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