Columbia Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time95% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||85% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||93% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||93% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Columbia University in the City of New York. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Columbia University in the City of New York is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$107,600 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$79,000 per year|
|after 7 years||$89,100 per year|
|after 8 years||$92,300 per year|
|after 9 years||$95,500 per year|
|after 10 years||$107,600 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Columbia University in the City of New York students who are working and no longer in school is $107,600, which is 214% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$21,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans26%
Median Loan Payment$222 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans76% vs. 47% national average
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190150 IPEDS survey data for Columbia University in the City of New York.