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College Edge is a two-term program that prepares exceptional high school graduates for the world’s highest academic levels, giving them an edge over their college peers.

The program is ideal for students who are taking a gap year or bridge year, want to enhance their college application, or are preparing to enter the U.S. higher education system.

College Edge is a two-term program that prepares exceptional high school graduates for the world’s highest academic levels, giving them an edge over their college peers.

The program is ideal for students who are taking a gap year or bridge year, want to enhance their college application, or are preparing to enter the U.S. higher education system.

Hundreds of Columbia Course
Options
Specialized advising and
mentoring
Classroom, campus, and NYC
activities
Study-Travel opportunities
outside NYC

The program is open to high school graduates. 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.