Columbia University in the City of New York

Admissions Fall 2008
Graduate application fee: $90
Undergraduate application fee: $70
First-professional application fee: $73
Admissions office web address:
Admission Information: Fall 2008
Total Male Female
Number of Applicants 21,343 9,376 11,967
Percent admitted 10.6% 12.3% 9.2%
Percent of admitted who enrolled 59.3% 59.0% 59.7%
Percent of admitted who enrolled part-time 0.22% 0.17% 0.27%
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Count Percent
SAT 1,297 97%
ACT 278 21%
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Test Score 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 660 760
SAT Math 670 780
SAT Writing 650 760
ACT Composite 28 33
* 25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
- Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
- Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
Admission Considerations
Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA x
Secondary school rank x
Secondary school record x
Completion of college-prepatory program x
Admission test scores(SAT/ACT) x
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language x
* Note: Although we strive to deliver the most current version of this information, the above data is subject to change over time. To obtain the latest iteration of this information, please contact directly.