Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia is located in New York, New York and approximately 30,135 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 262 students received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Columbia.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
Columbia Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
- Master’s Degree in Engineering
- Doctorate Degree in Engineering
Columbia Engineering Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks engineering programs across the country. The following shows how Columbia performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The engineering major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
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Engineering Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia Engineering Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities in its engineering bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||15|
|Hispanic or Latino||39|
Columbia Engineering Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||9|
|Hispanic or Latino||15|
Columbia also has a doctoral program available in engineering. In 2021, 87 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Engineering
Engineering majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Columbia University in the City of New York. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Natural Resources & Conservation
- Architecture & Related Services
- Physical Sciences
- Biological & Biomedical Sciences
- Mathematics & Statistics
Careers That Engineering Grads May Go Into
A degree in engineering can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Software Applications Developers||52,640||$116,830|
|Systems Software Developers||19,690||$115,120|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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