Founded 1821 as College, became Columbian University 1873, and acquired present title 1904. A private institution.
Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
- Arts and Sciences CollegeFields of study: Museum Studies, Epidemiology, Neurosciences, European Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, Anatomy, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Religion, Archaeology, Dance, Russian, Radiology, Applied Mathematics, Art History, Pharmacology, Geology, Spanish, Chinese, Anthropology, Microbiology, Criminal Law, Media Studies, Theatre, French, Biochemistry, Statistics, Journalism, Geography, Telecommunications Engineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Public Administration, Administration, Music, Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Communication Studies, Philosophy, Literature, Social Sciences, Biology, Arts and Humanities, Political Sciences, Physics, History, Chemistry, Psychology, Mathematics, English, Economics
- Engineering and Applied Sciences School
- Law SchoolFields of study: Law
- Admission details: Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students