St. George Towers in Brooklyn Heights
College Edge students who choose the residential option line in Brooklyn Heights, a beautiful historic neighborhood in Brooklyn with breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty, Manhattan skyline, and Brooklyn Bridge.
The neighborhood boasts a half-mile waterfront promenade, inviting coffee shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, and great places to eat. There are plenty of places to walk, bike, skate, or jog.
Students live at the St. George Towers housing residence at 55 Clark Street, just one stop off the 2/3 subway line and a 30-minute train ride from the Columbia Morningside campus.
Students residing at the St. George have access to:
- free gym membership eligibility
- a community center
- a large kitchen, study space, screening room, and lounge with pool table and TV
- a furnished, double-occupancy (shared) dorm room with a bathroom, full refrigerator, and television
Residential life is an important part of students’ development outside of the classroom. Residential life for the College Program encompasses a strong residential community that contributes to the students’ transition to college life and independence.
The College Edge residential support staff act as resources to and advocates for the students, working to create safe and inclusive living and learning environments that allow students to thrive. The professional residence staff and resident advisors also present and array of programming to aid students in community involvement, self-care, and accountability.