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Student Resources

The American Language program supports your goals every step of the way — from application to completion. Here are some of the services we provide:


Counseling and advice to guide your life as a student.

Student Life 

Activities and events to help you practice English outside class.


Grading, attendance and more.


Everything you need to know about maintaining your visa status in the U.S.


Information about dropping your ALP class.

Housing, Dining and Health

Information on options and requirements for Columbia students.

Language Exchange

Practice English with other Columbia students.

ALP Levels, Placement & Testing

Find out about our levels

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Connect with Us

Learn more about the American Language Program at Columbia University or contact the program advisor.

Request more information

Apply to the American Language Program

Learn more about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

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