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Columbia University

116th Street, New York City, NY 10027
+1 212-854-1754
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Find this Ivy League university on the Upper West Side.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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116th Street, New York City, NY 10027
Morningside Heights
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+1 212-854-1754
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"beautiful campus"
in 30 reviews
"ivy league"
in 26 reviews
"morningside heights"
in 14 reviews
"alma mater"
in 13 reviews
"pretty campus"
in 5 reviews
"riverside church"
in 5 reviews
"grant's tomb"
in 4 reviews
"memorial library"
in 3 reviews
"amsterdam avenue"
in 3 reviews
"nice architecture"
in 3 reviews
"upper west side"
in 6 reviews
"open to the public"
in 4 reviews
"new york"
in 18 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"school"
in 34 reviews
"universities"
in 13 reviews
"thinker"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

always look forward to my December trip to Columbia. The dental school is second to none. Always enjoy shopping in the school store for some apparel.

Thank jtdeang
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Not going to lie. I came by Columbia University solely to see Hamilton Hall and the Hamilton statue. It’s extremely charming for any Hamilton fan. However, take a second to glance around some more of the campus. It’s very beautiful. The college also has a...More

Thank MelissaClaire93
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Columbia University is one of the most prestigious IVY league schools in the US. The campus is really beautiful and the only university with such a huge campus in the upper west side of NYC. There are some really famous buildings here and the place...More

1  Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I was born on the Upper West Side and returned there often to visit my grandparents. It is one of the most beautiful sections of NYC and the Columbia Campus is one of the gems in the collection of great places. Try to get there...More

1  Thank Betsy C
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Took the #1 train uptown to 116th Ave and took a quick tour of Columbia. And of course we stopped into the bookstore to purchase some sweatshirts and tee shirts. Both of us are educators and had to see the School of Education...we have sent...More

1  Thank busconi
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visited with our daughter thinking she wanted to go to school in the city and she loved everything about it except that it was so small in size spanning from 114th to 120th street.

1  Thank harmonquinn
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The allure of the Ivy League No 1 School in NYC! A family visit to Columbia Law School where my daughter has amongst others been accepted to study her LLM in the Summer. Stunning architecture and one of the worlds greatest law schools!

1  Thank brianpatterson273
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Recommended to anyone who wants to know more about the educational system in the U.S. or who just want to experience walking in the campus of one of the most famous and well-respected universities.

1  Thank Clarissa F
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Took my son to Columbia and it was so disappointing. They just have a young woman talking non stop. No visit around campus, no slide presentation. The worst college visit ever.

Thank msaenz
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We visited the school on the 70 degree day in February and it was absolutely beautiful. There were so many students enjoying the sunshine, on the steps of the library and around the campus. There is a spectacular view up and down 7th (?) avenue....More

Thank swansfromBoston
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Sanjana G
8 July 2016|
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Response from mondoroc | Reviewed this property |
A full morning or afternoon would be good. Health sciences and sports facilities are uptown about 70 blocks away. The new business school above 125th street will also be a stroll away. Its a sprawling campus and Barnard... More
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Deborah P
15 June 2016|
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Response from BigWash | Reviewed this property |
The best way is to take a cab. If you want to do it on the cheap, the M60 will take you there from LaGuardia. Be careful of the cabs, they can be a ripoff! LLRR can do it from JFK. I would only suggest that if you have... More
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Emma O
2 March 2016|
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Response from copyvet | Reviewed this property |
The campus is open to the public. You can just show up and walk around.
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