Columbia Summer is your premier destination to study at the only Ivy League university in New York City.
Discover the educational, social, and cultural experiences available to students participating in the Columbia Summer Session.
Current Columbia and Barnard students can catch up, get ahead, fulfill prerequisites, or explore new fields.
Learn about applying as a visiting undergraduate, graduate, or postbaccalaureate student studying at Columbia in the summer.
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Let your creativity take center stage as you expand your knowledge and passion for the arts with courses in Film, Visual Arts, Writing, and Theatre.
Learn to think critically and enrich your understanding of human cultures with courses ranging from English and History to Philosophy and Religion.
Master a foreign language to enhance your educational, professional, and personal development in today’s increasingly globalized world.
Deepen your connection with the natural world as you explore wide-ranging fields of study including Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, and Psychology.
Time to put the theories you’ve learned into practice. Step into the lab and prepare to experiment in courses like Biology, Ecology, Chemistry, Astronomy, and Physics.
Make a difference and inspire real change with an array of courses like Human Rights, Political Science, and International Affairs.
Interpret and problem-solve with courses in algebra, calculus, statistics, and more.
Analyze how we interact with the world around us through courses in Economics to Sociology.