Admissions Information for Prospective Students

All individuals, regardless of their immigration status, are welcome at Columbia and encouraged to apply for admission. Columbia welcomes undocumented students as part of our community. 

For information about a particular school at Columbia, please contact that school.

 
Note: In Spring 2017, Columbia College, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences undergraduate program and the Mailman School of Public Health announced need-blind admissions for DACA and undocumented students.

Additional Information

Undocumented students can learn more about on applying to or attending college or university from the College Board, a nonprofit organization that serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.