225
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Health (MPH)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 52
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

487
Applied
236
Accepted
105
Enrolled
48%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MPH or equivalent (for Dr PH)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

225
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.78%
Black or African American 3.56%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.33%
Unknown 4.44%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistical methods and public health implications of biomedical experiments, clinical trials, functional data analysis, statistical genetics, observational studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 722 West 168th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Dr. F. Dubois Bowman
Chairperson
Phone: 212-342-2271
Fax: 212-305-9408