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Historic Preservation at Columbia University in the City of New York

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Historic Preservation at Columbia University in the City of New York

If you are interested in studying historic preservation, you may want to check out the program at Columbia University in the City of New York. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Columbia is located in New York, New York and approximately 30,135 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Historic Preservation section at the bottom of this page.

Columbia Historic Preservation Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation

Columbia Historic Preservation Rankings

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There were 0 student who received their doctoral degrees in historic preservation, making the school the #3 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Historic Preservation Student Demographics at Columbia

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the historic preservation majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Columbia Historic Preservation Master’s Program

62% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 13 students graduated with a master's degree in historic preservation from Columbia. About 38% were men and 62% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 31% men graduate in historic preservation each year. Columbia does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 7% more men than average.


Of the students who received a historic preservation master's degree from Columbia, 62% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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 historic preservation.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Historic Preservation Grads May Go Into

A degree in historic preservation 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
Archivists 1,170 $56,270
Historians 400 $32,640


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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