Columbia University - Master's Degree

Columbia University is an international and local focused private university in the heart of New York City. The University offers an outstanding and comprehensive array of academic programs in its three undergraduate schools, thirteen graduate and professional schools.

  • Average Tution USD 51,008
  • Acceptance Rate 7%
  • Students 6,170
  • International Students 74%
  • Scholarships 27,008,816
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 6:1

School Description

Columbia University is an Ivy League university in Upper Manhattan, New York. Originally known as King's College by royal charter, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the State of New York. Columbia was the first school in the United States to grant an M.D. degree. The university also annually administers the Pulitzer Prize, a media, literature, and musical achievement award. 

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  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Art History

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Statistics

    USD 28,786 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    American Studies

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Classics

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Economics

    USD 28,786 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Journalism

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Political Science

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Sociology

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • Columbia University
    116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

    Religion

    USD 24,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Includes instruction in phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

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Rankings

  • US News (National) 4
  • Times World University Rankings 15
  • Complete University Guide (UK) 14
  • Financial Times (MBA) 6
  • QS Rankings (Global) 14
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 8
  • The Economist Which MBA 5
  • SchoolApply Ranking 8
  • Forbes (USA) 16

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  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 99
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Established in 1754

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    As of 2001, Columbia University has produced 3 United States Presidents, 26 foreign Heads of State, nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States (including three Chief Justices), and 43 Nobel Prize winners.

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            • 2014-2016, Master of Science (MS)

              The diversity within every class creates a great platform for minds from different departments to put their heads together and have a crack at some of the most challenging problems that I have ever had in my education. The professors are world's experts in their fields. The resources available for a student to aid in his/her studies is practically unlimited. Come here to satisfy your intellectual thirst. Come here to creat History

            • Plenty of interesting research positions available to undergrads. Great opportunity to gain lab experience, build relationships with professors and network with peers. Junior and senior year classes are often mixed with undergrads and graduate students, leading to advanced and challenging course material.

            • 1982-1983, MA

              I received my MA in Music Education from Columbia University. I was thrilled to do my course work in Teachers College. My instructors were wonderful and made my education at Columbia one of the happiest and most worthwhile experiences I ever had.