Maximize Your College Experience

Choose from hundreds of Columbia courses in 100 subject areas.

“The College Edge experience has allowed me to become more hard working than I ever thought I could be, and I have made so many friends with such a focus and drive.”

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.

It 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
Classroom and campus
experience the ivy league
and new york city

The program is open to high school graduates. In order to participate in any international Travel Study option, applicants must be 18 years of age or older by the start of the program.