Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Columbia University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Columbia University

New York, NY
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
3,265
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
21%
acceptance rate
14 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) [Music ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Music ]
    • Ecology, Evolution, And Environmental Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [ecology and evolutionary biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [evolutionary primatology]
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Astronomy ]
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
    • Chemical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Chemical Physics]
    • Earth And Environmental Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Geosciences ]
    • French And Romance Philology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [French ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [French ]
    • Classical Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Classics ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Classics ]
    • Classics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Classics ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Classics ]
    • Mathematics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Mathematics ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [finance]
    • Statistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Statistics ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Statistics ]
    • Art History And Archaeology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Art History ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Art History ]
    • Germanic Languages Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [German ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [German ]
    • Latin American And Iberian Cultures Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Latin American Studies ]
    • Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Psychology ]
    • Religion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Religion ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Religion ]
    • Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Chemistry ]
    • East Asian Languages And Cultures Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [East Asian Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [East Asian Studies ]
    • Middle Eastern, South Asian, And African Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Near and Middle Eastern Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Near and Middle Eastern Studies ]
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Political Science ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Political Science ]
    • Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Anthropology ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Anthropology ]
    • History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [History ]
    • Italian Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Italian ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Italian ]
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Sociology ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Sociology ]
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Economics ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Economics ]
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Philosophy ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Philosophy ]
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Physics ]
    • Slavic Languages Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Slavic Languages ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Slavic Languages ]
    • Theatre Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Theater ]
    • English And Comparative Literature Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [English ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [English ]
    • Ecology, Evolution And Environmental Biology Master of Arts (MA) [conservation biology]
    • East Asia: Regional Studies Master of Arts (MA) [East Asian Studies ]
    • Russia, Eurasia And East Europe: Regional Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Russian ]
    • South Asian Studies Master of Arts (MA) [South and Southeast Asian Studies ]
    • African-American Studies Master of Arts (MA) [African-American Studies ]
    • Philosophical Foundations Of Physics Master of Arts (MA) [Foundations and Philosophy of Education ]
    • Global Thought Master of Arts (MA) [International Affairs ]
    • Islamic Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Near and Middle Eastern Studies ]
    • Conservation Biology Master of Arts (MA) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
    • Jewish Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • American Studies Master of Arts (MA) [American Studies ]
    • Biotechnology Master of Arts (MA) [Biotechnology ]
    • History And Literature Master of Arts (MA) [History ]
    • Global French Studies Master of Arts (MA) [French ]
    • Modern European Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Western European Studies ]
    • Oral History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Human Rights Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Legal and Justice Studies ]
    • Modern Art: Critical And Curatorial Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Art/Fine Arts ]
    • Quantitative Methods In The Social Sciences Master of Arts (MA) [Quantitative Analysis ]
    • Russian Translation Master of Arts (MA) [Russian ]
    • Hispanic Cultural Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Hispanic Studies ]
    • Japanese Pedagogy Master of Arts (MA) [Foreign Languages Education ]
    • Climate And Society Master of Arts (MA) [Sustainable Development]
    • Medieval And Renaissance Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Medieval and Renaissance Studies ]
    • Museum Anthropology Master of Arts (MA) [Museum Studies ]
    • Slavic Cultures Master of Arts (MA) [East European and Russian Studies ]
    • Latin America And The Caribbean: Regional Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Latin American Studies ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1061
    • Doctoral Degrees 553
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Foreign Language Varies and Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 13,288
    • Accepted 2,805
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 1,162
  • 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 DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students3265
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students3265
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian34%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student40%

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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