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Columbia University in the City of New York Campus, New York, NY

Applying to Columbia University

Acceptance Rate 5.91%
Yield 62.03%
SAT Average 1,505
ACT Average 100
Applicants 40,572

Applying To Columbia University

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 5.91% at Columbia University in the City of New York where total 40,572 students applied and 2,399 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Columbia University in the City of New York.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$85
Graduate Application Fees$110
Admission Informationwww.columbia.edu/content/admissions.html
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.columbia.edu

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 40,572 students (18,360 men and 22,212 women) applied to Columbia University and 2,399 (1,130 men and 1,269 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 713 men and 775 women were enrolled into Columbia University in the City of New York. Following table shows the Columbia University in the City of New York Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 5.91% and yield is 62.03%.

Admission Statistics at Columbia University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants40,57218,36022,212
Admitted2,3991,1301,269
Enrolled1,488713775
Acceptance Rate 5.91% 6.15% 5.71%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 62.03% 63.10% 61.07%
[Chart] Columbia University in the City of New York Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

874 applicants (59% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 766 applicants (51%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,560 and 25th percentile score is 1,450. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 97. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Columbia University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing710760
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3035
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at Columbia University in the City of New York
[Chart] ACT Scores at Columbia University in the City of New York

Admission Requirements

Columbia University in the City of New York requires 4 articles and recommends 3 articles to submit to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Columbia University in the City of New York

Application Requirements for Columbia University
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Columbia University in the City of New York is Semester. Columbia University in the City of New York accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Columbia University in the City of New York accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits