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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Columbia University

  • New York, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 3,109
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
      Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
      Master of Public Affairs/Master of Arts (MPA/MA)
    • Music Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Ecology, Evolution, And Environmental Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [ecology and evolutionary biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [evolutionary primatology]
    • History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Italian Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Religion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • East Asian Languages And Cultures Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Middle Eastern, South Asian, And African Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Theatre Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • English And Comparative Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Slavic Languages Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Chemical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Earth And Environmental Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • French And Romance Philology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Classical Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Classics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Mathematics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA) [finance]
    • Statistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Art History And Archaeology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Germanic Languages Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Latin American And Iberian Cultures Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Ecology, Evolution And Environmental Biology Master of Arts (MA) [conservation biology]
    • Global French Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Modern European Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Oral History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Human Rights Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Islamic Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Jewish Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • American Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Biotechnology Master of Arts (MA)
    • History And Literature Master of Arts (MA)
    • Climate And Society Master of Arts (MA)
    • Medieval And Renaissance Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Modern Art: Critical And Curatorial Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Quantitative Methods In The Social Sciences Master of Arts (MA)
    • Russian Translation Master of Arts (MA)
    • Hispanic Cultural Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Japanese Pedagogy Master of Arts (MA)
    • Museum Anthropology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Slavic Cultures Master of Arts (MA)
    • Latin America And The Caribbean: Regional Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • East Asia: Regional Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Russia, Eurasia And East Europe: Regional Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • South Asian Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • African-American Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Philosophical Foundations Of Physics Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 969
    • Doctoral Degrees 461
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 12,949
    • Accepted 2,460
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 998
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $105
    • Application Fee - International $105
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students3109
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students3109
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty808
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHumanities, natural sciences, social sciences
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Columbia University

109 Low Memorial Library 535 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027
United States

Carlos Alonso

Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 212-854-5177

GSAS Office of Admissions

Phone: 212-854-8903
Email: gsas-admissions@columbia.edu



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