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Columbia University

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New York


Columbia University is among the oldest universities in the country and the state, established in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain. In 1784, it was renamed Columbia College after the American Revolutionary War. It is an American private Ivy League research university that ranked 14th in the QS World University Rankings this year. The university is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City.

Columbia University promotes and assesses an evolving scholarly environment in conjunction with academic and industry leaders. Students are also prepared to pursue graduate studies and lifelong learning. The university is affiliated by MAISA and AAU. Its official corporate name is "The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York."


Columbia has a wide range of Graduate/Professional Schools

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science 
  • Columbia Law School
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons 
  • College of Dental Medicine 
  • Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
  • The School of the Arts 
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 
  • Columbia University School of Social Work 
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • School of International and Public Affairs
  • Graduate School of Journalism
  • Columbia University School of Nursing 
  • Columbia Business School
  • Columbia University's School of Continuing Education
  • Mailman School of Public Health
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January 22 , 2014