Columbia University, a world-renowned Ivy League institution based in New York City, boasts an illustrious 250 year history, an impeccable record of academic excellence and an extensive roster of distinguished alumni and faculty.  We are excited to share what makes the student community that we serve so special. 


Columbia University Schools

The Center for Career Education serves over 11,000 currently enrolled students and all alumni of the following schools:

Additional Columbia University Schools not served by the Center for Career Education are listed below. Each link leads to the Career Center website for that school (where applicable).

Student Population

Columbia’s community is a rich mosaic of people learning and living together in one of the world’s great cities. Students are encouraged to share their voices and learn from their peers, cultivating an eclectic and inclusive environment on campus. The University’s Office of Planning and Institutional Research publishes a full report of statistics and facts around Columbia’s student population, including admissions and enrollment data as well as information around degrees awarded in the most recent academic year. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions for Columbia College and the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences also publishes a comprehensive Columbia by the Numbers, with further University and Student statistics.

The Center for Career Education (CCE) remains committed to offering a range of programming providing Columbia University students the opportunity to explore a wide range of industries and experience the global economy firsthand. We work towards fulfilling our mission of helping students pursue their personal and professional goals. The results of the CCE Beyond Columbia Survey provide further insights into where our students go after graduation.

Student Organizations

Beyond the programming offered by CCE, Columbia University students participate in close to 500 student clubs, organizations, and initiatives, which can be found in LionLink.

Areas of Study

Columbia students pursue a wide range of academic disciplines taught by faculty members who are world-renowned intellectuals, visionaries, researchers, artists, and public figures.  Also, students have opportunities to engage in research on- campus and off-campus through a wide range of Columbia research institutes, labs, and centers within social sciences, area studies, humanities, engineering, and natural and biomedical sciences. 

Please contact CCE to learn more about engaging with students from the schools that the Center for Career Education serves.