Columbia University

medical and allied health care

8th US-News World Ranking

Columbia University Background

Founded as Kings College in 1754, Columbia University is the oldest institution of higher learning in the New York State and the fifth oldest in the United States of America. The American Revolution brought the functioning of the college to a halt. However, after eight years it reopened under the new name ‘Columbia’.

Columbia University Programs, Courses, and Schools 

Presently the Columbia University campus is located at 116th Street and Broadway.  It is a private Ivy League research university and offers a range of courses in various disciplines. It comprises of more than 20 schools conferring undergraduate and graduate degrees- School of Architecture, School of Arts, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Barnard College, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia College, School of Dental Medicine, School of Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, School of General Studies, International and Public Affairs, Jewish Theological Seminary, School of Journalism, School of Law, School of Nursing, School of Professional Studies, School of Public Health, School of Social Work, Teachers College and Union Theological Seminary.

Columbia University USP

There are more than 8,500 undergraduate students and 21,000 students in postgraduate programs. The acceptance rate of the university is 7% and the need-based aid system meets 100% of the students’ demonstrated need.

Columbia University  Notable Alumni

Barack Obama (44th President of the United States), Katie Holmes (American actress), David Rockefeller (American banker who was chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The Narrative Medicine master's program seeks to strengthen the overarching goals of medicine, public health, and social justice, as well as the intimate, interpersonal experiences of the clinical encounter.

GSAS Application, Transcripts or Academic records, Personal Statement, Resum or Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Community Intervention Specialist, Medical Examiner, Foreign Service Regional Medical Officer, Research Administrator

15th May

English

The program Implements a consistent intellectual approach to the study of nursing and healthcare as a learned discipline.Evaluates alternative definitions and interpretations of nursing and healthcare as the bases for research and theory development.

GSAS Application, Transcripts or Academic records, Personal Statement, Resum or Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Nurse Administrator, Nurse, Health Consultant, Healthcare Executive

15th Feb

English

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares advanced practice nurses with the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary for fully accountable, comprehensive practice with patients, across sites and over time.

GSAS Application, Transcripts or Academic records, Personal Statement, Resum or Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Nurse, Healthcare Executive, Public Health Worker, Health Counselor

3rd Jan

English

The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) prepares leaders who are scholars of practice, able to draw valid applications from research presently available in Movement Sciences and Education. Graduates of the Ed.D. program serve as educators in the professional training of clinicians and educators.

GSAS Application, Transcripts or Academic records, Personal Statement, Resum or Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Exercise Physiologist,Health Consultant, Nutritionist,Clinical Physiologist

15th Feb

English

The Nutrition and Public Health specialization focuses on leadership roles in colleges and universities and in government, community, health care, and public health agencies, carrying out a variety of tasks related to health promotion and disease prevention.

GSAS Application, Transcripts or Academic records, Personal Statement, Resum or Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Food And Nutrition Manager, Public Helath Nutritionist, Health Consultant,Clinical Dietetics

15th Feb

a) Common Application or Coalition Application

b) $85 application fee or fee waiver request

c) Official high school transcript and Mid-Year Report

d) Two letters of recommendations and One high school counselor’s recommendation (For engineering applicants, one must come from a math or science teacher)

e) Essay

f) Official SAT/ACT scores

g) Typical SAT scores: 2180 and 2340 on the Former SAT- Math, Critical Reading, and Writing (2180-2340), ACT Composite: (32-35)

h) Average GPA 3.00

i) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

j) TOEFL: PBT- 600, IBT-100, IELTS: 7.5

k) Acceptance rate: 6% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Columbia University is $14,900 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 1

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Regional

United States of America
3
US News
10
QS
6
Shanghai
11
Times Higher Education
14
Forbes
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University Stats

27940

Students

8410

Undergraduates

19530

Postgraduate

4000

Faculty Strength

6

Student Faculty Ratio

7
%

Acceptance Rate

$
59985

Tuition Fees

$
14900

Living Cost

$
2525

Other Fees

4

Avg. GPA

90
%

Avg. Percentage

1500

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD