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Columbia University in the City of New York is a Private not-for-profit school located in New York, NY. Columbia University in the City of New York has a total enrollment of 28,086 with a graduation rate of 95% and a student/faculty ratio of 6:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Columbia University in the City of New York SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Columbia University in the City of New York.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$17,678
Avg. price for students living on campus$71,785
Avg. price for students living off campus$78,326


Total applicants36,911
Total admissions2,438
Admission rate7%
Application fee$85
Average staff salary$157,995

25th percentile score

SAT math690
SAT reading690
SAT writing690
ACT composite31

75th percentile score

SAT math790
SAT reading780
SAT writing790
ACT composite35

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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