Please note that Visiting Students to Columbia Engineering are not permitted to apply for transfer admission.
The Visiting Student Program accepts students to enter in either fall (September) or spring (January) semesters; students may enroll for a maximum of two semesters (either consecutive fall/spring semesters or spring/fall semesters).
A completed application includes:
English Language Proficiency Requirement
Special note for non-English speakers: All Columbia students must be comfortable with rapid and idiomatic spoken English. If the language of instruction at your college/university was in English, you do not need to submit an official TOEFL or IELTS score. Otherwise, candidates who attend a non-English speaking college/university, must submit an official score report from the testing agency for one of the following English proficiency examinations:
Visiting Student Admissions Dates & Deadlines
For Spring semester:
The Spring 2017 application is NOW CLOSED. The deadline to apply for spring 2018 is September 15.
For Fall semester:
The Fall 2017 application deadline has been extended to June 1.