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Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how Columbia ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in engineering.

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Engineering Degrees Available at Columbia

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

Columbia Engineering Rankings

The bachelor's program at Columbia was ranked #48 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #5 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans 46
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 121
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 126
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 158

Popularity of Engineering at Columbia

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Columbia University in the City of New York handed out 328 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #121 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 0% over the previous year when 327 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 1,017 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Columbia. This makes it the #6 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 91 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #30 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Diversity at Columbia

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Columbia Engineering Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 57% of engineering bachelor's degrees went to men and 43% went to women.

Columbia Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Columbia University in the City of New York
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 58
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 102
Non-Resident Aliens 69
Other Races 41

Columbia Engineering Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 63% of engineering master's degrees went to men and 37% went to women.

Columbia Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Columbia University in the City of New York
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 57
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 85
Non-Resident Aliens 810
Other Races 46

Areas of Concentration for Engineering

Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Operations Research 410
Electrical Engineering 261
Mechanical Engineering 187
Civil Engineering 155
Chemical Engineering 132
Industrial Engineering 117
Biomedical Engineering 106
Computer Engineering 63
Environmental Engineering 57
Engineering Physics 35
Other Engineering 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 1,018
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 785
Mathematics & Statistics 654
Architecture & Related Services 447
Physical Sciences 350

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