Follow our logic here: New York is the biggest, most exciting City in the America—perhaps even the world. Columbia is hands down the best University in New York City. Any questions?
Small Campus In The Big City
Despite being nestled in busy Manhattan, Columbia maintains a small campus vibe, from the local shops and restaurants to the beautiful campus setting to the wide range of clubs and teams that unite the student body.
...But It's A Big City!
Because Columbia is in New York, your social/cultural experience is limitless. A quick subway ride connects you to anything and everything New York City has to offer, from Broadway shows to the arts and music scene of the East Village and everything in between.
Expose yourself to all the essential texts from throughout history in small groups, prime for deep discussion. Required of all undergrad students, the Core Curriculum is rich in art, literature and history, and creates a shared academic experience for the entire Columbia student body.
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Theodore Roosevelt, Oscar Hammerstein, Barack Obama.
5 Most Popular Majors
(1) Social Science, (2) Engineering, (3) Biology, (4) History, (5) English
A long-running campus tradition, the Columbia University Marching Band occupies the Butler Library the night before final exams in order to distract (or entertain!) students.