690
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Engineering Science (Eng Sc D) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15

Student Body

690
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.14%
Black or African American 0.58%
White or Caucasian 12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 8.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.19%
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time (55)
Part-time (0)
Male (45)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Natural language processing, machine learning, software systems, network systems, computer security, computational biology, foundations of computer science, vision and graphics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY  10027
United States
Contact Dr. Julia B. Hirschberg
Professor/Chair
Email: julia@cs.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-939-7114