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What are the strong research focuses of Columbia University's Computer Science programmes?


Strong research focus includes:

  • Machine Learning
  • Security and Privacy
  • Software Systems
  • Computer Theory

What services does Columbia University offer to physically and learning disabled students?


Columbia offers a wide variety of assistance for physically and learning disabled students. For more detailed information, visit the Office of Disability Services.

*Information obtained from Columbia University official website*

Does Columbia University provide funding for research?


Yes. In many instances professors can offer undergraduates slots as paid research assistants. Columbia's SURF program provides funding for students over the summer if they wish to pursue research in biological and biomedical sciences.Moreover,... Read more

Are my chances for admission to a Columbia University graduate school greater if I attended Columbia as an undergraduate?


Not necessarily. Columbia's graduate schools make admissions decisions independent of those decisions made for admission to Columbia College or to Columbia Engineering; students who graduate from Columbia's undergraduate programs are not... Read more

Are my chances for admission greater if I attend a summer program or a program for high school students on the Columbia University campus?


Not necessarily. Although we recommend that all applicants whenever possible spend some time on campus before applying, applicants who have attended a program on the Columbia campus are not given automatic preference in the admissions process.For... Read more

Does Columbia University allow early admission for high school juniors?


Early admission is occasionally granted to students of special promise who are completing the junior year of secondary/high school and who meet the following requirements:an outstanding academic recordthe physical, intellectual and emotional... Read more