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Gifts to the Columbia College Fund support four main priorities: Core Curriculum, financial aid, internships and student life. These priorities are fundamental to the first-rate undergraduate experience that defines Columbia College.

What the College Fund Supports

This chart provides a breakdown of the priorities supported by the Columbia College Fund in fiscal year 2023.

2023 Fund Pie Chart

How College Fund Dollars are Spent

Core Curriculum: Keeps class sizes small and provides funding for off-campus trips to the opera and museums.

Financial Aid: Helps the College maintain its commitment to need-blind admissions and full-need financial aid.

Internships: Provides stipends to students pursuing unpaid and low-paid internships, research and volunteer opportunities.

Student Life: Supports study breaks, orientation programs and residence hall activities.

Dollars at Work

Your support matters. Gifts of all sizes to the College Fund have an immediate impact on the lives of students, funding countless programs, activities, and opportunities.

Propel the Fund (Priorities)