Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY 10027

Columbia University in the City of New York is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in New York, New York. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 37009 and 2526 students were accepted.

Columbia University in the City of New York in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $52,478 and fees $2,578. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $52,478 and $2,578 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate97%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. Doctoral degrees (DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD)
  3. Accelerated MSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 214
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 227
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 4
Nursing Science Post-master's certificate 10
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 9
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 17

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Columbia University in the City of New York

Teachers College at Columbia University
0.16 miles away
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
1.06 miles away
Touro College
4.05 miles away
Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
4.64 miles away
New York University
5.75 miles away
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
7.03 miles away
Pace University-New York
7.08 miles away
Metropolitan Learning Institute - Jersey City
7.6 miles away
College of Mount Saint Vincent
7.77 miles away
Saint Peter's University
8.02 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (School of Nursing)
05/03/1972 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2004 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
07/01/1979 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading700 to 790
SAT: Math710 to 800
SAT: Writing690 to 790
ACT Composite32 to 35
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,481
30k to 48k$5,251
48k to 75k$6,592
75k to 110k$14,262
Over 110k$40,464
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,692.00 $1,692.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,622.00 $1,622.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted [...]

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in [...]

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing
Columbia University in the City of New York
West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027

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