Columbia University

Women's D1 Coach: Taylor Pennell
10 / 10
8,216 Undergrads / 31,077 Students
6 / 10
$21,220 Net Price
10 / 10
6% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    The Ivy League

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
87% / 96%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania area. The team also travels to Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The team typically plays in a neutral site during preseason at schools around New York. Other trips in the past include Washington, D.C. and Eugene, Oregon.

Recruit Commits
Annalisa Massaro Manhasset High School Manhasset, NY Att
Annalisa Massaro Manhasset High School Manhasset, NY Att
Victoria Ruffo Bronxville High School Bronxville, NY Att, Mid
Elizabeth (Ellie) Taylor Manhasset High School Manhasset, NY Mid
Simone Koryszewski Mount St. Mary Academy Watchung, NJ Goal
Dani Falcone Academy of Notre Dame Villanova, PA Mid
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • London United Kingdom
  • China
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Canada
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • France
  • Greater Atlanta Area
Where Grads Work
  • Citi
  • Morgan Stanley
  • IBM
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • New York University
  • J.P. Morgan
  • NYC Department of Education
  • Credit Suisse
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Pfizer
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Arts and Design
  • Community and Social Services
  • Marketing
  • Sales
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
700 - 790
740 - 800
1470 - 1590
34 - 36
30 - 35
33 - 35

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 700 - 780 for SAT; 8 - 10 for ACT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 40,572 18,360 22,212
% Admitted 6% 6% 6%
% Admits That Enroll 62% 63% 61%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.16
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
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    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (27%)
    Engineering (16%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    English Language & Literature (6%)
    History (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Physical Sciences (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Foreign Languages (4%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (2%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Health Professions
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Science Technologies
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$59,430
    Books & Supplies$1,270
    Cost of Living$14,016
    Personal Expenses$2,140
    Sticker Price$76,856

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    58% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship52%$53,284
    Federal Grants17%$6,079
    Pell Grants17%$5,394
    Other Federal3%$3,705
    State & Local Grants7%$3,697
    Institutional Grants51%$51,996
    Student Loans11%$9,845
    Federal Loans10%$4,969
    Other Loans3%$24,027

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $10.9 Billion $349,752

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,406.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,794 $228

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,540 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $83,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.13 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 87% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    Elite Prospect Showcase
    Oct 4 '20
    The Und1sputed Showcase Womens
    Jun 26 '19
    NY: Hicksville
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    The Und1sputed Showcase Womens
    Jun 25 '18
    NY: Hicksville
    The Grind LAX Champs
    Jul 8-9 '17
    PA: Malvern
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 6
    Fondling 6 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 19 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority graduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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