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Columbia University School of General Studies

New York, NY | http://www.gs.columbia.edu
Joined in December 2011

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

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…

Issue Areas Include

  • Education
  • Media

Location

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

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