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TEACHERS COLLEGE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

New York City, New YorkLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1887Established Year
  5547Enrollment
Columbia UniversityParent College

Teachers College at Columbia University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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The Teachers College is a private graduate institution and a part of Columbia University. The college started in 1887, with the help of Columbia University philosopher Nicholas Murray. Today the vision of the Teachers College had expanded and belives in marrying humanitarian concerns with a broad-based scientific approach. 

James Earl Russell the current Dean believes in human development premised on the interrelationship among three broad areas: education, psychology, and health.

The college only offers a master’s degree, a post-baccalaureate certificate, and a doctor’s degree. The college also offers a master’s degree to international students to study in the USA.

  • The total student population of graduate students is 4,549.
  • Many of the programs offered at Teachers College are nationally and internationally ranked.
  • The full-time students are 53% as compared to part-time students at 47%.
  • The student body represents a majority of Asian students as international students.

Ranking and Accreditations

  • Ranked
    • #4 in US News Rankings for Education
    • #4 by National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK)
  • The college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • Other programs like clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology are accredited by the:
    • American Psychological Association
    • Commission on Accreditation
  • Public Health Program is accredited by the Council on Education by Public Health.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Established Year1887
Campus SettingUrban
International students1,156
Male-Female Ratio21:79
Degrees conferredMaster’s/post-baccalaureate certificate/doctor’s degree
Basic tuition fees39,240 USD per year
Test scores acceptedTOEFL/ IELTS/ GRE
Websitetc.columbia.edu

Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

  • Teachers College offers a masters degree, the post-baccalaureate certificate along Doctor’s degree.
  • Being a graduate college there are no bachelor’s degree programs offered.
  • Programs at Teachers College are offered under a variety of disciplines like social sciences, psychology, family and consumer sciences, education, communication, journalism, biological and medical sciences among others.
  • The college also offers continuing non-credit corporate and educational development programs in areas like health, education, leadership, and psychology.
  • These non-credit programs include workshops, e-learning, and certifications.
  • The college also offers online programs: graduate studies and advanced certificate programs.
  • Some of the popular programs are clinical psychology and educational leadership and administration.

Campus

  • Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on 120th street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.
  • The college in New York is the only campus located in the heart of America with various modes of transportation available to commute.
  • Teachers College has 5 residence halls and 8 interconnected buildings.
  • The campus is surrounded by admiring gothic culture structures dating back to 19th century.

Residence

  • On-campus housing and residence halls are available at the college.
  • Students have the option of staying alone, with their families or with their domestic partners.
  • The college has a total of 5 residence halls, Each residence hall has a Resident Assistant.
  • Some of the halls are Bancroft Hall, New Residence Hall, Whittier Hall.
  • Students are required to fill an online application form to get hold of the on-campus accommodation.
  • Students should fill the application form prior to 11 months of starting their terms.
  • Students can also look for off-campus housing to study in the US.
  • Other beds and breakfast options are also available nearby the college campus.

Teachers College Admission Process

Teachers College offers admission to studnets in various programs, in the fileds of education, psychology, and health. Earning a degree from Teachers College is more than just gaining a professional credential. The college offers more than 100 programs to chose from with slighlty varying admission requirements for international students. The following are the admission requirements:

Application Portal: Online

Application Fee: 65 USD

  • Completely filled Admissions Application
  • High School Transcripts
  • Official Colleges Transcripts
  • Completed Application Form
  • English Proficiency Test Scores – IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Financial Support Evidence
  • Statement of purpose (2-3 pages long)
  • Resume
  • Completed reference form
  • Interview(optional)

Students can send in their material at: admission@tc.columbia.edu 

Costs of Attendance and Financial Aid

The cost of attendance to study at Teachers College to study in the USA is as follows:

ExpensesTuition Fees
Mandatory College fee468 USD
6-credits tuition fee10,200 USD
9-credits tuition fee15,300 USD
12-credits tuition fee20,400 USD
15-credits tuition fee25,500 USD
Books and SuppliesVaries based on enrollment
Travel allowance1,089 USD
Personal Expenses6,640 USD
Living Expenses25,364 USD

All international students are required to have an Health Insurance coverage to be eligible to study in the USA at Teachers College.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Teachers College offers around 15 million USD annually in institutional scholarships. International students are considered for scholarships and are offered scholarships like: 

  • International students are required to fill an online application form to be considered for getting scholarships.
  • The college also offers fellowships and grants including external and internal grants.
  • The college also offers assistantships programs.
    • Abby O Neill Fellowship- offers 40,000 USD in tuition only assistance to selected applicants.
    • Lemann Fellowship provides funds to cover up to 80% of the estimated total cost of tuition, room and board for qualified recipients.
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Teachers College at Columbia University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
AffiliationColumbia University
Student Population5547
FAFSA CodeG03979
Application Cost$65
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$53,040 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Fall admissions Deadlines

April 15

Application Deadline

May 29

Application Results

Spring admissions Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

May 29

Application Results

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL110100120 -
IELTS87.59 -
Graduate
GMAT762724800 -

Attendance Cost

$53,040

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$53,040 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Room and Board$21,816 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Psychology ProgramsAmerican Psychological Association
ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
872634155311190
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