About Columbia

University Mission Statement

金沙娱城app官方下载Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the University to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Iron gate of Milstein Hall with Columbia written on it

金沙娱城app官方下载For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world.

Autumn leaves frame the copper dome of a round, brick building
Earl Hall in Autumn
Statistics and Facts

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金沙娱城app官方下载The University's governance is directed by the 24-member Board of Trustees and by the University Senate.

金沙娱城app官方下载Columbia is led by President Lee C. Bollinger.

A University-wide legislature, representing faculty, students, and other constituencies.