Frequently Asked Questions
Most asked questions related to the university
How can I avail a scholarship at Columbia University?
Is there any fee waiver?
Fee waivers are available to full-time students, members of the Peace Corps or Teach For All network partners and active-duty military personnel.
How long does it take to get a response from Columbia University?
After the application process, a decision is expected to be made in six to eight weeks after the application was submitted. The decision time may vary depending on several factors.
Will I qualify for admission with a 3-year undergraduate program?
Columbia University accepts applications from candidates with a three-year undergraduate degree and reviews them on a case-by-case basis.
Is attendance mandatory at Columbia University?
Students are expected to attend classes and laboratory periods regularly. Instructors may consider attendance in assessing a student's performance, which will directly affect their course credits.