Columbia University in the City of New York

  • extremely difficult to get in

    Last year, the acceptance ratio at Columbia University in the City of New York is 6.83% - 37,009 students applied to and 2,526 got chances for admitting to the school.

  • eager to enroll

    The admission yield rate at Columbia University in the City of New York is 62.03% last year - total 1,567 students were enrolled among 2,526 admission passes.

  • 37,009 applied, 2,526 admitted, 1,567 enrolled

    Last year, 37,009 students applied to Columbia University in the City of New York and 2,526 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 1,567 were enrolled.

  • extremely competitive scores

    1,068 students (68% of enrolled) have submitted SAT scores and its average score is 1,500 and 687 students (44% of enrolled) have submitted ACT scores and its average score is 100.

6.83% Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Columbia University in the City of New York is 6.82537% last year. Based on comparison of acceptance rate between similar schools and all colleges, Columbia University in the City of New York is evaluated as extremely difficult to get in.

Last year, 37,009 students applied to, and 2,526 got chances for admitting to the school. Below table illustrates and compare acceptance rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

62.03% Admission Yield Rate

The admission yield rate at Columbia University in the City of New York is 61.64% last year. Based on comparison of admission yield rate, Columbia University in the City of New York is evaluated as eager to enroll.

Last year, 2,526 students admitted to, and 1,557 students enrolled into the school. Below table illustrates and compare admission yield rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

37,009 applied, 2,526 admitted, 1,567 enrolled

Last year, 37,009 students applied to Columbia University in the City of New York and 2,526 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 1,567 were enrolled.Next chart shows admission statistics in detail level for Columbia University in the City of New York.

Submitted Admission Test Scores

1,410 - 1,590 SAT Score Average

At Columbia University in the City of New York, 1,068 students submitted SAT scores (68% of enrolled students). The average SAT score is about 1,500 and it is well above than average for New York Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is SAT?
What is SAT
Previously known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this is an examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used to predict the facility with which an individual will progress in learning college-level academic subjects.

95 - 105 ACT Score Average

At Columbia University in the City of New York, 687 students submitted ACT score (44% of enrolled students). The average ACT score is about 100 and it is well above than average for New York Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is ACT?
What is ACT
ACT, previously known as the American College Testing program, measures educational development and readiness to pursue college-level coursework in English, mathematics, natural science, and social studies. Student performance does not reflect innate ability and is influenced by a student's educational preparedness.

Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPARecommended 1,772 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school rankRecommended 1,094 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school recordRequired 1,962 colleges require or recommend
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired 1,469 colleges require or recommend
RecommendationsRequired 1,261 colleges require or recommend
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended 501 colleges require or recommend
Admission test scoresRequired 1,557 colleges require or recommend
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended 1,620 colleges require or recommend
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended 328 colleges require or recommend

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