Visiting Graduates

Visiting Graduates

Columbia Summer Session offers students the unique opportunity to foster academic, cultural, and career experiences as they advance their studies in the classroom. Through co-curricular learning, students can experience the vibrancy of campus life, amid the energy of New York City.

  • Choose from hundreds of courses in more than 50 subject areas
  • Build your own academic program of study
  • Receive an official Columbia University transcript and academic credit for courses completed
  • Learn from top faculty
  • Experience NYC—the city is your classroom

Domestic and international graduate students enrolled at another institution are eligible to attend Columbia as part of the Visiting Student Program.

Review application requirements and apply.

Review your course options.

May 22–June 30, 2023
July 3–August 11, 2023

Academic Options

Description During
Courses Through the Visiting program, build a schedule that meets your goals from hundreds of courses offered in the summer. Session A & B
Certificates and Certifications of Professional Achievement These programs offer a structured curriculum. Some options may be completed in one summer and others over multiple terms. Summer & Multi-term Options
Arts in the Summer Take courses offered by the School of the Arts in Film, Writing, Visual Arts, or Theatre through a simple application process. Session A & B

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Academic Year Study Questions

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Review your course options, start your application, and apply early to be ready for registration.