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Columbia University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
94%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
96%
Part-Time Retention Rate
91%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$26,433
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    No
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
Data Not Available
96%
of students say they attend class.45 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Female Professors
42%
Male Professors
58%
Average Professor Salary
$210,660
Poll
47%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.45 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian American
    16%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    67%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
91%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.93 responses
Poll
77%
of students say professors care about their students' success.92 responses
Poll
77%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.92 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.92 responses
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