Network of Support

Much of the support we provide students happens behind the scenes, in the daily work of our offices. Here are just a few of the benchmarks in 2017–2018 academic year that enable Columbia College to offer our students the best possible undergraduate experience:

$117M in financial aid
393 study abroad experiences on 108 programs in 40 countries
19,800 academic advising sessions
6,900 students went on Core Curriculum–related outings
1,400 students approved for travel abroad
597 fellowship advising sessions
1,900 programs in residential halls
25 new community-wide programs
2,600 participants in multicultural graduations, including 430 graduates
77 new full-time employees
40,000 applications read
24,000 actively engaged alumni
66 events held, reaching 36K students, staff, faculty and families
6M impressions, 130K engagements and 15K link clicks on Columbia College social media
8,755 career counseling sessions
977 young people served across several NYC public schools
4,600 tickets resolved for IT client issues
1.1M documents processed in Columbia’s OnBase document management system
713 data requests received

The students we supported in the classes of 2021–2018:

4,584 Columbia College students
16% of students are the first generation in their family to attend college
18% of students are international
18% of matriculating students receive Pell grants
50 U.S. States and District of Columbia represented
81 countries and territories represented