Columbia University School of General Studies
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.
Columbia is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City's Upper West Side.
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Science
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