Columbia University School of General Studies

  • New York

Website

http://www.gs.columbia.edu

Address

2970 Broadway
408 Lewisohn Hall, MC 4101
New York
NY
10027
United States

About Us

Mission

The School of General Studies of Columbia University is the finest liberal arts college in the country dedicated specifically to students with nontraditional backgrounds seeking a traditional education at an Ivy League university. Most students at GS have, for personal or professional reasons, interrupted their education, never attended college, or are only able to attend part-time.

Location

Columbia is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City's Upper West Side.

Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

Enrollment

Note: The following statistics are based on 2011-2012 official reporting.

  • Nearly 1500 undergraduate students
  • 62% full-time; 38% part-time
  • 45% female; 55% male
  • 22% of American students are Asian American, African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American
  • 15% international students, representing 82 countries
  • Average age: 29

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