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Columbia University. Kierston Jackson 2 /15/12. Setting. Location: 116th Street and Broadway, New York, NY 1002 Located in an urban setting Campus Life: Very diverse and multicultural Have many different social event such as Art exhibits . Admissions.

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columbia university

Columbia University

Kierston Jackson

2/15/12

setting
Setting
  • Location: 116th Street and Broadway, New York, NY 1002
  • Located in an urban setting
  • Campus Life:
    • Very diverse and multicultural
    • Have many different social event such as Art exhibits
admissions
Admissions
  • Average SAT score of incoming freshmen:2050
  • In 2008:
    • About 94% of the excepted freshman were in the top 10% of their high school class
  • Average Graduating Rate: 93%
  • Full-Time Retention Rate: 98%
academics
Academics
  • Academics Columbia University are known for:
    • The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
    • The School of General Studies
  • 5 majors that I would be interested in:
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Law program (Private Sector)
    • School of Nursing
financial
Financial
  • Out of State Tuition: $45,290
  • In State Tuition:$ 45,290
  • Room and Board: $11,020
  • Books and Supplies: $2,807
financial1
Financial
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
    • Open to U.S. undergraduate students who want to study abroad
  • Bridging Scholarships
    • Open to students who want to study in Japan
  • Critical Language Scholarship Program
    • Offered to those that want to attend a summer language institute overseas over the summer
  • DAAD Fellowships
    • Open to those who want to study in Germany
  • NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad
    • Open to those who want to add an international language to their education
  • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
    • Open to people that have completed 2 years of study and want to study abroad
  • Simpson Scholarships in Egyptology
    • Open to students that are junior and senior undergraduates that are enrolled in the study abroad program
student life
Student Life
  • Housing located in
    •  Morningside Heights neighborhood
    • Manhattan Valley
    • Washington Heights
  • Publications offered at Columbia University:
    • The Columbia Daily Spectator
    • The Federalist
    • The Proxy Magazine
  • Student Government
    • Columbia College Student Council
    • Engineering Student Council
    • InterGreek Council
  • Athletics
    • Lacrosse
    • Soccer
    • Softball
  • Greek Life
    • Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
    • Lambda Pi Chi Sorority
    • Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
athletics
Athletics
  • Mascot: The Lions
  • NCAA Sports:
    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Field Hockey
    • Lacrosse
    • Softball
    • Baseball
    • Football
  • Columbia’s NCAA sports are in: Division 1
  • Conference: The Ivy League
career services
Career Services
  • Internship: called Columbia University Internship Network (CU In)
    • Students can intern in these places over the summer:
      • Boston
      • Los Angeles
      • San Francisco
      • Seattle
      • Washington, DC
    • Students get the opportunity to connect with employers
  • Federal Work-Study program
    • Designed to give students who qualify for financial aid to get a part-time job
    • Federally Funded program
  • On average MBA graduates from Columbia University get a job with an average pay of $144,00
miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
  • Famous Alumni
    • Barack Obama (President)
    • Theodore Roosevelt (President)
    • Ben Stein (Actor)
  • Columbia’s Traditions:
    • Legend says that whatever freshman finds the owl tucked within the Alma Mater 1st will graduate valedictorian
    • Orgo Night: On the night before the organic chemistry final at 12 o’clock, the marching band goes into Butler Library and distracts the students from studying
    • Primal Scream: On the Sunday before finals of each semester, at 12 o’clock, the students open their windows and scream as loud as they can to help them relieve stress
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