3,265
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbia University / Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Earth and environmental sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) French and Romance philology
Master of Arts (MA) East Asia: regional studies
Master of Arts (MA) Religion
Master of Arts (MA) Russia, Eurasia and East Europe: regional studies
Master of Arts (MA) South Asian studies
Master of Arts (MA) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Classical studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Classics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics
Master of Arts (MA) African-American studies
Master of Arts (MA) Art history and archaeology
Master of Arts (MA) Classics
Master of Arts (MA) Mathematics Finance
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophical foundations of physics
Master of Arts (MA) Slavic languages
Master of Arts (MA) Global thought
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art history and archaeology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Germanic languages
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Latin American and Iberian cultures
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music
Master of Arts (MA) Ecology, evolution and environmental biology Conservation biology
Master of Arts (MA) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Islamic studies
Master of Arts (MA) Conservation biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religion
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) East Asian languages and cultures
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Political science
Master of Arts (MA) Anthropology
Master of Arts (MA) East Asian languages and cultures
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
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) Italian
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology, evolution, and environmental biology Ecology and evolutionary biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ecology, evolution, and environmental biology Evolutionary primatology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Italian
Master of Arts (MA) Classical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Global French studies
Master of Arts (MA) Modern European studies
Master of Arts (MA) Oral history
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy
Master of Arts (MA) Human rights studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physics
Master of Arts (MA) French and Romance philology
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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Slavic languages
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theatre
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English and comparative literature
Master of Arts (MA) Climate and society
Master of Arts (MA) English and comparative literature
Master of Arts (MA) Germanic languages
Master of Arts (MA) Medieval and Renaissance studies
Master of Arts (MA) Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies
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) Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astronomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological sciences

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1061
Doctoral Degrees 553

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,288
Applied
2,805
Accepted
1,162
Enrolled
21%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for some programs)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$54,051
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

3265
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.87%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 15.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 2.7%
Unknown 2.48%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Location & Contact

Address 109 Low Memorial Library
535 West 116th Street
New York, NY  10027
United States
Contact Carlos J. Alonso
Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 212-854-5177