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Columbia University

School of Law

New York, NY


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Columbia University / School of Law is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Philosophy (JD/M Phil)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Master of Laws (LL M)
Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Fine Arts (JD/MFA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of International Administration (JD/MIA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT or GRE (for JD)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 6.54%
Black or African American 8.96%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.65%
Asian 12.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.48%


Male (55%)
Female (44%)


Focus of faculty research: Human rights, law and philosophy, corporate governance, regulation of the workplace, death penalty
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 435 West 116th Street
New York, NY  10027
United States
Contact Gillian L. Lester
Dean of Faculty
Phone: 212-854-2675