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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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