Columbia University (New York, NY) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 33
Private Colleges Ranking: 12

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 57%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 57%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+84%
600-69914%
600+98%

SAT Math Score

700+88%
600-69911%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-3692%
24-298%
24+100%

Students applied37,389
Students admitted2,263
Admission rate6%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$56,608
Fees$—
Room and board$14,016
Estimated book expense$1,270
Total cost$75,271

Cost after need-based aid$21,392
Cost after non-need-based aid$75,271

Average debt at graduation$25,402

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$83,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$53,879
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,231

Full-Time

Men3,226
Women3,005

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained99%


# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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