|University Motto||In Thy light shall we see light|
|President||Lee C. Bollinger|
|Year of establishment||1754|
|Address||116th Street and Broadway, New York, NY 10027|
|City||New York, New York|
Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the United States. For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis.
It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.
The Columbia University is a Private university located in New York.
The Columbia University was founded in 1754.
The current president of Columbia University is Lee C. Bollinger.
According to verified online sources, the Columbia University enrolls a total of 19532 students.
According to the main website, the Columbia University has a total student population of 19532 graduate students.