For summer-fall, we are still accepting applications on a space-available basis from domestic students and students who are already studying on an F-1 visa.

For fall-winter, we will accept applications through July 1 and thereafter on a space-available basis from domestic students and students who are already studying on an F-1 visa.

Apply to this Program

 

Admissions Timeline

Deadlines

You are strongly encouraged to submit your application as early as possible to ensure it is reviewed before the program has reached capacity.

Notifications will be delivered through the online application system.

Summer
Deadline
Early Decision Deadline March 1
All completed applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Fall
Deadline
Early Decision Deadline March 1
All completed applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

Applicant Qualification

  • Applicants must be high school graduates at the time they plan to participate in College Edge.
  • In order to participate in the residential option or any international Travel Study option, applicants must be 18 years of age or older by the start of the program.

Application Process

  1. Gather all materials and enter all requested information in the online application form. See Application Requirements below
  2. Submit your online application and fee payment.
  3. Receive an admissions decision notification online.

international students

  1. Students in need of an F1 visa must enroll in the full-time option.

 

Application Requirements

  • Completed online application form

  • $80.00 nonrefundable application fee (U.S. currency)

  • Transcripts

  • Official scores

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • Statement of purpose (no more than 850 words)

  •  Students whose native language is not English must include proof of English proficiency.

Mailing Address and Contact Information

All submitted materials should clearly bear the applicant’s name and the name of the program to which he or she is applying.

College Edge Program
Office of Enrollment Management
School of Professional Studies
203 Lewisohn Hall
2970 Broadway, Mail Code 4119
New York, NY 10027-6902

Phone 212-854-9666

Email

CollegeEdge@sps.columbia.edu
Office hours
Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.