Columbia University

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Location: New York City, New York State

University type: Private University

Start: 1754

University Rank: the ninth

ESL English Course: there are

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Background of the City

New York is the largest metropolis city and there is a largest business port, the United States and the world financial centre. It is located in the southeast of New York Hudson River mouth; it is close to the Atlantic Ocean. New York City consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, queens and Richmond, Covers an area of 828.8 square kilometres and a population of more than 8,000,000. East and west are narrow, North and south are long. The smallest island is Manhattan, it is the heart of New York, only 57.91 square kilometres, but it is America’s financial centre, more than a third have headquarters in Manhattan of the 500 largest companies in the United States, Wall Street in the south of the island of Manhattan is a symbol of wealth and economic power in the United States, the length is only 540 meters of narrow streets lined with more than 2900 financial and foreign trade agency, the famous New York stock exchange and the securities and exchange are set on it. New York or the United States culture, art, music, and publishing centre, there are many museums, art galleries, libraries, scientific research institutions and art centre, the three major broadcast networks and some influential newspaper, the news agency headquarters are located here.

Background of the University

University founded in 1754, is one of the oldest of five universities in the United States, is also one of the eight au famous American Ivy League school. It is more than 4000 existing staff, more than 23000 students from more than 150 countries in the world. Columbia University in the history of nearly 300 produced three of the President of the United States, 14 New York mayor, 10 New York’s governor, 47 Nobel Prize winner, 10 national engineering college members and seven national science prize winner. Columbia University’s reputation and status is not only due to its long history and outstanding achievement, also thanks to its advantageous geographical location. University is located in midtown Manhattan, distance of New York City only 10 minutes by car, adjacent to the famous New York’s central park, Broadway across the campus, and from university to go to the statue of liberty island, Carnegie Hall, the metropolitan museum of art, 5th avenue, covered a distance of less than an hour.

Main Course

Language of Academic English Program: Columbia University language centre (ALP) began in 1911 , the program has been divided into 8 levels, all courses are within the university’s main campus in midtown Manhattan, students can learn the Academic English in a combination of strong academic atmosphere environment.

Start Program: January, February, May, June, September

Tuition Fee: $2042 for four weeks


Economics, applied mathematics, statistics, architecture, astronomy, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer, music, dance, film, visual arts, drama, English, writing, biochemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, earth and environmental engineering, electrical engineering, engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and management system, financial engineering, materials science and engineering, engineering mechanics, operational research, international affairs, journalism, law, library services, medicine and social work, etc.


MBA (accounting, decision-making, risk and management, entrepreneurs, financial and economic, health care and medical management, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, media, management, real estate, social entities), financial mathematics, statistics, business and economy, journalism, law, film, drama, visual art, writing, international and public affairs, biological engineering, bioinformatics, earth and environmental sciences.

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Entrance requirements

Master degree: TOEFL written exam 600 or computer-based 250 or internet exam 100, otherwise IELTS scores of 7.5 (some professional requirements higher)

Accommodation arrangements

Columbia University students have a wide range of accommodation options, the school will be according to the different arrangement of the course of students to apply for or to help students choose different accommodation, including on-campus accommodation and accommodation for students outside the private residence. On-campus accommodation is very limited, students should apply as soon as possible, and students must be at least 18 years old can apply for accommodation on campus.

Related fees

Bachelor: Tuition 33, 664 / year; Living expenses, 9, 648 / year; Miscellaneous fees, 3, 917 / year.

Master degree: Tuition 33, 660 / year; Living expenses, 9, 648 / year;      Miscellaneous fees, 3, 917 / year.

Note: all the above information is for reference only, detailed information please refer to our list of school fees and I – 20 table shall prevail

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