Visiting Students

Visiting Students

Meet your academic and aspirational goals at Columbia University this summer, whether you’re a Graduate Visiting Student enrolled in a master’s degree program at another institution or an Undergraduate Visiting Student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at another institution. 

  • Apply to the Columbia Summer program that meets your needs
  • Enroll and become a part of the Columbia community
  • Register for Columbia courses from over 50 subject areas, offered online.
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Academic Options

Description During
Courses Through the Visiting-Undergraduate and Visiting-Graduate programs, build a schedule that meets your goals from hundreds of courses offered in the summer. Session A & B
Business Edge Acquire or develop essential business skills, advance your career, or prepare for graduate school this summer. Session B
Certificates and Certifications of Professional Achievement Choose from curricula designed to prepare and focus students’ study and experience. 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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Find Courses

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