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Columbia University

Department of Biomedical Informatics

New York, NY

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Overview

Columbia University / Department of Biomedical Informatics is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Philosophy (M Phil)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

130
Applied

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Knowledge of computational techniques
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Knowledge of computational techniques

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 33.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 23.33%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinformatics, bioimaging, clinical informatics, public health informatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 622 West 168th Street
VC-5
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Dr. Edward H. Shortliffe
Phone: 212-854-1754