Prospective students are welcome to participate in online information sessions, attend an on campus event, or meet a representative at an upcoming recruitment fair. 

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To receive information about Columbia Engineering graduate programs of study and updates about applying for admission, complete our prospective student form.

Watch A Webinar

The Graduate Admissions team covers Columbia University history, Columbia Engineering achievements, and how to submit a succesful application to one of our MS or PhD programs. Watch now! 

Asia Roadshow 2018

The Columbia Engineering Asia Roadshow team had a wonderful time connecting with prospective students and re-connecting with alumni, universities and various companies around the world. The team visited Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Heifei, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taiwan, Tianjin, Wuhan, and Xi'an.
Stay tuned for the 2019 Asia Roadshow!

Brazil Roadshow 2019

2019 Brazil Roadshow
Columbia Engineering will be in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro this fall. We look forward to meeting prospective students, re-connecting with alumni, universities and various companies. Join us for more information.
 
 

Campus Tours

We are excited to offer campus tours for students interested in applying to a Master's or Doctoral program at Columbia Engineering. The campus tour will start at the Office of Graduate Admissions (Suite 1220) in the Seeley W. Mudd Building, and continue on to campus highlights such as Pupin Hall, The Northwest Corner Building, Science & Engineering Library, Low Library, College Walk, and more. Sign up!

On-Campus Information Sessions

 
We invite you on campus to learn more about the Columbia Engineering application process, our exciting MS and PhD programs, and meet representatives from our Graduate Admissions team. 
 

Thursday, October 3rd 12:00 PM: MS Express Information Session

Join us on October 3rd in Davis Auditorium to learn more about the MS Express application process at Columbia Engineering. The MS Express application is a simplified process of applying to Columbia Engineering's Master of Science programs available to currently enrolled seniors at Columbia Engineering, Columbia College, Barnard, General Studies and young alumni (young alumni are students who graduated from Columbia Engineering, Columbia College, Barnard, or General Studies within the last three years). This on-campus information session will prepare you to complete and submit MS Express application to Columbia Engineering. Register here

Tuesday, October 8th 5:30 PM: Graduate Admissions Information Session

Join us on October 8th in Davis Auditorium to learn more about the exciting research and graduate degree programs offered at Columbia Engineering. Gain insight into graduate admissions along with our on-going research, student life, and the opportunities available to Columbia Engineering graduate students. Register here

Wednesday, December 4th 5:30 PM: Graduate Admissions Information Session

Join us on December 4th in Davis Auditorium to learn more about the exciting research and graduate degree programs offered at Columbia Engineering. Gain insight into graduate admissions along with our on-going research, student life, and the opportunities available to Columbia Engineering graduate students. Register here
 
For more information on Columbia Engineering Graduate Programs: MS Programs | PhD Programs

Road Shows and Recruitment Events

Administrators from the Office of Graduate Student Affairs travel throughout the year to conduct presentations and attend various events where students can meet with us. Below are a few upcoming events.

Tapia Conference | San Diego, CA

September 18-21, 2019

The Tapia conference is the premier venue to acknowledge, promote and celebrate diversity in computing.

GEM Conference | Chicago, IL

September 19-21, 2019

A prestigious forum for stimulating debate on bold solutions to advance graduate education, the 2019 Annual Board Meeting & Conference creates a platform to raise nationwide awareness of its mission, partners, and Fellows.  This is the “must attend” event in 2019 for advocates who want to transform how the United States educates and prepares engineering and science talent for advanced leadership careers, particularly among our nation’s native born, historically underrepresented ethnic groups.  

Big 10+ Graduate School Exposition | West Lafayette, IN

September 22-23, 2019

The Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition is specifically designed for those interested in graduate study in the fields of Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and related disciplines.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Graduate School Fair | Terre Haute, IN

September 23, 2019

Learn about graduate programs offered across the nation. 

Cooper Union Graduate School Fair | New York, NY

September 24, 2019

Students will attend seeking internships, full-time positions as well as information about graduate school.

QS World Graduate School Fair | New York, NY

September 28, 2019

Join us at the largest Grad School Fair and Expo in New York to explore your grad school options, learn about studying abroad, or find a specialized master’s or PhD program that best fits your academic and professional goals.

Stony Brook University | Stony Brook, NY

October 7, 2019

In collaboration with the Tau Beta Pi chapter of Stony Brook, we will be presenting an information session on applying to our Master's and Ph.D. programs. 

Tau Beta Pi Convention | Columbus, OH

October 10-12, 2019

Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession.

SASE National Conference & Stem Career Fair | Pittsburgh, PA

October 10-12, 2019

Experience #SASENC2019, the largest conference and career fair for Asian Americans in the United States. Join over 3000 attendees and learn from over 15 different workshops, attend company tours, and network with recruiters from 70+ companies to land your dream internship or job opportunity. 

California Diversity Forum | Rohnert Park, CA

The California Forums for Diversity in Graduate Education, planned by a consortium of public and private colleges and universities from throughout California, have been designed particularly to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates and master's candidates who belong to groups that are currently underrepresented in doctoral-level programs.  

SACNAS Conference | Honolulu, HI

October 31-November 2, 2019

The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, 2019 SACNAS is a 3-day conference which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM. 

SHPE Annual Convention | Phoenix, AZ

October 30-November 3, 2019

The annual SHPE National Convention is the largest technical and career conference for Hispanics in STEM the country. Each year, the SHPE Convention attracts over 7,000 STEM students, professionals and corporate representatives. 

Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference | Anaheim, CA

November 7-9, 2019

Attend WE19- the world's largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology- to connect with thousands who share your engineering outlook. 

AICHe Annual Meeting | Orlando, FL

November 10-15, 2019

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

City College Graduate School Fair | New York, NY

November 14, 2019

CCNY Career and Professional Development Institute hosts a Graduate School Fair so our students can meet with graduate school representatives from across the country to better understand their programs and application processes.

National Society of Black Physicists | Providence, RI

November 14-17, 2019

The NSBP conference is the largest academic meeting of minority physicists in the United States. The goal of the conference is to provide mentorship opportunities, increase participant access to recruiters, offer networking opportunities and inform the broader physics community on best practices that will be gleaned during and after the meeting. 

ABRCMS Annual Conference | Anaheim, CA

November 13-16, 2019

The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), recipient of the 2019 AIMBE Excellence in STEM Education Award, is one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

oSTEM Conference | Detroit, MI

November 14-17, 2019

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association for LGBTQ people in the STEM community.

 

 

Would you like Columbia Engineering Graduate Admissions to attend your upcoming event? Send an invitation to seasgradmit@columbia.edu!

Virtual Information Sessions

Virtual events, hosted by the Columbia Engineering Graduate Student Affairs Office, are offered to help prepare students to submit and complete their application to a graduate degree program at Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Register to receive an invitation to future Graduate Admissions Information Sessions!

Graduate Admissions information sessions are available below:

Program-specific information sessions are available below: 

Women in Science and Engineering Conference

Join us Friday, October 4, 2019 for an exciting day of celebrating women in the fields of science and engineering.

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Conference is designed to educate and inspire women from all backgrounds to prepare for and pursue graduate degrees and careers in the fields of science and engineering. Conference attendees will learn about the challenges, opportunities, and the rewards of being a woman engineer or scientist. Join us for a day of programming to celebrate and promote women in science and engineering!

2019 Sessions to include:

  • Faculty Panel
  • "Funding your Graduate Education"
  • "Career Possibilities in STEM"
  • "Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome"
  • Graduate Student Panel
  • Lab Tours

Learn more about the WISE Conference.

 

Women in Engineering

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) event features a panel of distinguished Columbia Engineering women faculty.

EngAGE

Every February, we invite bright young engineers and applied scientists interested in pursuing a PhD in engineering or applied science disciplines to attend an all-expense-paid weekend in New York City for the Columbia Engineering Achievers in Graduate Education program (EngAGE). EngAGE is designed to help prepare prospective students for their future at Columbia Engineering by introducing them to our distinguished faculty, students, as well as take a tour of our facilities and historical campus in one of the most exciting cities in the world.  We will also provide information and successful strategies from our graduate admissions professionals to help prepare them for a competitive graduate school application.

Learn more and apply to attend EngAGE