Student Types

Low Library, as seen from below, with students walking and sitting on the steps.

Student Types

Join us to enhance your academic credentials, advance your career, or explore a new area of interest.

Two female students conversing on the Low Library steps.

Columbia and Barnard Students

Students enrolled at a Columbia University school or Barnard College.

Male students listening in class.

Visiting Undergraduates

Undergraduate students currently enrolled at another institution.

Two students look at a phone in an outdoor campus setting.

Visiting Graduates

Graduate students currently enrolled at another institution.

Visiting student on Low Library steps.

Visiting Postbaccalaureate Students

Bachelor’s or advanced degree holders not enrolled at another institution.

Female student reads, sitting on steps in a campus green space.

Pre-College Students

Students currently enrolled in high school and recent graduates.

Six ALP students in front of Rockefeller Plaza

American Language Students

Students seeking to learn English on campus at one of the longest-running programs in the U.S.