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Columbia University Admissions

Columbia admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 7%. Students that get into Columbia have an average SAT score between 1410-1570 or an average ACT score of 31-34.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
7%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
38,118
SAT Range
1410-1570
SAT Reading
700-780
SAT Math
710-790
Students Submitting SAT
59%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
29-35
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
57%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$85
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
74%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.42 responses
Poll
86%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.42 responses
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