About the Program

Visiting undergraduate, graduate, and high school students with qualifying academic records are welcome to study on a non-degree basis at Columbia through the School of Continuing Education during the academic year and summer.

Studying at Columbia during the academic year or summer offers access to hundreds of credit-bearing, challenging academic courses across all of the departments of the Arts and Sciences, taught by Columbia's eminent faculty. Visiting students study with matriculated Columbia graduate and undergraduate students and are granted the use of the University's resources, including the libraries and athletic facilities. The School of Continuing Education's Non-Degree Programs team provides visiting students with guidance and academic advising and helps them navigate the University.


Application Deadline
Fall Aug. 15
Spring Jan. 5

Summer Visiting Students

Visiting students who are interested in studying in the summer should refer to the Columbia Summer website.