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Columbia Student Outcomes

New York, New York

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
95% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Columbia University in the City of New York
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.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$107,600 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Columbia University in the City of New York
Years Average Earnings
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.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$21,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
26%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$222 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
76% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your Columbia student loan debt, explore your options.

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.


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