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Students at Columbia University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 51 responses
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  • Extremely bright and motivated
    31%
  • All of the above.
    29%
  • Competitive
    20%
  • Diligent
    8%
  • Pressured
    4%
  • Smart
    4%
  • Diverse
    2%
Female Undergrads
46%
Male Undergrads
54%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    17%
  • Out-of-State
    63%
  • International
    20%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    19%
  • 20-21
    40%
  • 22-24
    28%
  • Over 25
    13%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    15%
  • $30k-$48k
    15%
  • $49k-$75k
    14%
  • $76k-$110k
    14%
  • $110k+
    42%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
86%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.84 responses
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88%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).84 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    7%
  • Asian
    17%
  • Hispanic
    13%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    16%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    37%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 39 responses
  • Republican
    10%
  • Democratic
    46%
  • Independent
    21%
  • Other party not mentioned
    13%
  • I don't care about politics
    10%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 85 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    32%
  • Liberal
    47%
  • Moderate
    13%
  • Conservative
    1%
  • Not sure
    7%
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