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!

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.

February 7 - 9: Black Engineer of the Year Awards

Each year, the BEYA STEM Conference brings professionals and students together for three days to share their experiences and career information. You can network with attendees from around the country while participating in seminars and workshops that explore every facet of STEM career paths.

February 21 - 23: Emerging Researchers National Conference

The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The objectives of the conference are to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce.

February 22 - 23: Florida Undergraduate Research Conference

The Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) is one of the nation's largest multi-disciplinary research conferences. It is an annual event open to all undergraduate researchers in the state of Florida to present their research in a poster forum. 

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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!

Program specific information sessions are available below: 

Women in Science and Engineering Conference

Join us 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!

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.


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