Graduate Admissions

Columbia Engineering offers you the opportunity to become a leader in your profession, learning from professors shaping the world of tomorrow. Join us and explore the academic options available to students looking to pursue a Master of Science, Doctoral, or Certificate program.

Graduate Student Services

Our office assists graduate students in navigating their academic trajectories from registration to graduation. Learn more about our academic policies and procedures for Master of Science and Doctoral programs.  

Graduate Student Life

From their first day on campus to the Class Day and Graduation celebrations, Graduate students participate in breakthrough research, social events encouraging interpersonal relationships with peers and alumni, educational opportunities to learn from esteemed faculty, and professional development initiatives to prepare students for careers after graduation.

The Office of Graduate Student Affairs serves prospective, admitted and current graduate students at Columbia Engineering. From application to graduation, and everything in between, we provide resources, advisement, and support for the graduate engineering student body.

Begin Your Application

Explore the options available to students looking to pursue a Master of Science, Doctoral, or Certificate program at Columbia Engineering.

Professional Development and Leadership

The Professional Development and Leadership (PDL) program empowers and educates Columbia engineers to maximize performance and achieve their full potential to become engineering leaders of today and tomorrow.

"Thank you for exploring graduate opportunities at Columbia Engineering. This is an important time for you, as you begin the exciting and often arduous task of searching for graduate school to begin your Master of Science or Doctoral work. At Columbia Engineering, we will provide you with the necessary skills to be succesful in our rapidly changing world."

—Tiffany Simon, Associate Dean of Graduate Admissions

Meet the Team

The Office of Graduate Student Affairs is located in Suite 530 of the Mudd Building, 500 West 120th St, New York, NY 10027. We are open Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and can be reached at 212-854-6438. We look forward to meeting you!

Learn more about the Graduate Student Affairs team

What We Do

GSA hosts social, academic, and recruitment events throughout the year. Take a look at the fun we have!

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