Religious Studies 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, 8 students received a bachelor's degree in religion from Columbia.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Religious Studies section at the bottom of this page.
Columbia Religious Studies Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Religion
- Master’s Degree in Religion
- Doctorate Degree in Religion
Columbia Religious Studies Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the religion progam at Columbia compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The religion major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Religious Studies. 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.
|Best Religious Studies Master’s Degree Schools||15|
|Best Religious Studies Schools||25|
|Best Value Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||51|
|Most Popular Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||95|
Religion Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the religion majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia Religious Studies Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% more racial-ethnic minorities in its religion 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 religion.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Columbia Religious Studies Master’s Program
In the religion master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 60% of degree recipients. That is 47% better 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 master's in religion.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Columbia also has a doctoral program available in religion. In 2021, 8 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Religion Grads May Go Into
A degree in religion 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|
|Philosophy and Religion Professors||3,530||$80,480|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors||1,510||$93,280|
*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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