Teachers College at Columbia University Rankings

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Ranking Category
#4097 of 14,131 In the World
#1170 of 2,597 In North America
#1096 of 2,496 In the United States
#107 of 221 In New York State
#39 of 92 In New York City

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
17%
Graduates
4,805
Male:Female Ratio
21:79
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Teachers College at Columbia University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

We've calculated the 17% acceptance rate for Teachers College at Columbia University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

1,909 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

535 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 1708 (36%)
Nonresident Alien 1197 (25%)
Asian 658 (14%)
Hispanic 573 (12%)
Black or African American 437 (9%)
Two or more races 121 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 103 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Graduates
Tuition in-district $34,078
Tuition in-state $34,078
Tuition out-of-state $34,078
Fee in-district $976
Fee in-state $976
Fee out-of-state $976

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 632
Combined charge for room and board $16,096
Room charge $15,496
Meal charge $600

Teachers College at Columbia University majors

Teachers College at Columbia University has granted 1,727 master's across 55 programs and 185 doctorate degrees across 34 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Teachers College at Columbia University.

Major Master Doctoral
Behavioral Sciences 252 9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 112 4
Music Teacher Education 71 12
Counseling Psychology 77 3
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 77
Educational & Instructional Technology 69 3
International and Comparative Education 69 1
Educational Statistics and Research Methods 52 8
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 51 7
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 56 2
Curriculum and Instruction 43 12
School Psychology 50 3
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 47 3
Economics, Other 37 8
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 44
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 33 5
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 18 16
Health Teacher Education 19 15
Art Teacher Education 26 7
Developmental and Child Psychology 33
Education Policy Analysis 31 2
Linguistics 33
Reading Teacher Education 33
Behavioral Neuroscience 30
Social Studies Teacher Education 30
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 29
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 28 1
Nutrition Sciences 28 1
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 21 4
Fine and Studio Arts Management 24
Sociology, General 23
Mathematics Teacher Education 17 5
Special Education and Teaching, General 22
Special Education and Teaching, Other 14 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 20
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 14 4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 13 4
Anthropology, Other 10 5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1 11
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 10
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 10
Social Psychology 2 8
Biology Teacher Education 9
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness 8
Political Science and Government, Other 4 4
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 6 1
Computer Teacher Education 5
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities 3 2
Chemistry Teacher Education 4
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 4
Nursing Administration 2 2
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 2
Nursing Education 2
Physics Teacher Education 2
Earth Science Teacher Education 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 1
Public Health Education and Promotion 1
Grand Total 1,727 185

Teachers College at Columbia University alumni

  1. Art Garfunkel

    Art Garfunkel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 82)
    Enrolled in Teachers College at Columbia University
    1965-1967 graduated with Master of Arts in mathematics education
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterpoetteachersingerstreet artist
    Biography

    Arthur Ira Garfunkel is an American singer, poet, and actor who is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. Born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, Garfunkel became acquainted with Simon through an elementary school play of Alice in Wonderland and sought a partnership. Their combined presence in music began in the 1950s, and throughout the 1960s, the duo of Simon & Garfunkel achieved great chart success with tracks such as "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson" (written for the 1967 film The Graduate), "Scarborough Fair", and "Bridge over Troubled Water", whose title also served as the name of Simon & Garfunkel's final album in 1970. Simon & Garfunkel split for personal reasons, but the pair have occasionally reunited in the years since. Both Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon experienced success in solo careers in the years following the duo's breakup.

  2. Soon-Yi Previn

    Soon-Yi Previn
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Teachers College at Columbia University
    Graduated with Master of Education in special education
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Soon-Yi Previn is the wife of filmmaker Woody Allen. They have adopted two children together.

  3. Georgia O'Keeffe

    Georgia O'Keeffe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1887-1986 (aged 99)
    Occupations
    artistdrawergraphic artistarchitectural draftspersonpainter
    Biography

    Georgia Totto O'Keeffe was an American modernist artist. She was known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been called the "Mother of American modernism".

  4. Carl Rogers

    Carl Rogers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1902-1987 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    psychologistpsychotherapistnon-fiction writer
    Biography

    Carl Ransom Rogers was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach (and client-centered approach) in psychology. Rogers is widely considered one of the founding fathers of psychotherapy research and was honored for his pioneering research with the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1956.

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General info

Alternative names Teachers College
Academic calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Term (May-August)
Total FTE staff 1,087
Carnegie classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and contacts

Address 525 W 120th St
New York, New York, 10027
United States
City population 8,804,000
Phone 2126783000