Experience life as a Columbia student and New Yorker.
Students enrolled in a degree program at another institution can apply to take courses at Columbia for 6 or 12 weeks during the summer, one semester, or one academic year.
from over 3,000 courses in 100 subject areas, taught by Columbia’s world-renowned faculty.
your academic experience by studying alongside Columbia undergraduate and graduate students.
academic credit, reflected on your official Columbia transcript, which can be transferred back to your home university.
AccessColumbia resources including the libraries, writing center, academic advisors, fitness center, and over 500 student clubs.
Students in the following categories are eligible to apply:
- Graduate Visiting Students
Enrolled in a graduate degree program at another institution
- Undergraduate Visiting Students
Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at another institution
- High School Visiting Students
3rd or 4th year high school students in the U.S.
A TOEFL IBT score of 100+ or the equivalent is required.
“You are in the middle of New York City, but when you are on campus, it feels like another place. It feels like home instantly.”Catarina Guimarães de Mello
Columbia student from Brazil
Summer Visiting Students
Visiting students who are interested in studying in the summer should refer to the Columbia Summer website.