Columbia University in New York

Columbia University was founded in 1754 under the name King’s College. Thirty years later it was renamed Columbia College, and became Columbia University in 1896. It is officially known as Columbia University in New York City, but it is more commonly referred to simply as Columbia. It is a private, non-sectarian institution.

Columbia has over six thousand courses covering medicine, law, journalism, dentistry, engineering, teaching, architecture and business, as well as the sciences and humanities. There are over a hundred research centers and institutes.

University Profile

Ranking #19 #10
University Name Columbia University in New York
Year Established 1754
Motto In lumine tuo videbimus lumen
Motto in English In Thy light shall we see light
Colors Columbia blue and white


Address 116 St and Broadway, New York City, New York, United States
Phone +1 (212) 854 1754
Fax +1 (212) 854-9509
Website Columbia University in New York Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Gender Men and Women
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