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Find this Ivy League university on the Upper West Side.
116th Street, New York City, NY 10027
Morningside Heights
+1 212-854-1754
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked through the campus to have a look at the ivy league standard of colleges. The buildings and gardens are lovely for the middle of the city and knowing some of the history of the university makes it even more interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 95nikop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A University that stands proud in a concrete jungle. Some beautiful buildings to see and a great deal of history can be learnt if you take the tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stressman101
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We enjoyed our campus tour of Columbia University. I entered expecting a very small campus and yes, it was small but absolutely stunning . The energy that we felt with all from the students hanging out by the steps of the library was so inviting....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in NY all my life, and this is the first time I’ve spent more than 5 minutes on Columbia’s campus. I knew it was relatively small, but I was amazed at what I saw today. The campus is stunning. It’s easily one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Great gallery..free and a new gallery..we viewed the black models from MANET2Matisse..wonderful! The Gallery not on University proper..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariaaba
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The campus is absolutely beautiful. Everything is close by. By far the most exciting, energetic Ivy. More opportunities here than at any other school in the world. Puts all other schools to shame. More academic and rigorous than Harvard or Stanford, and much less pretentious.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

this is the place to go to college. I wouldn't visit it just to visit it... but if you have kids that need inspired this is the place to go.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank O9017CZmichaelw
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I found this campus ok at best... It wasn't in the same league in terms of making someone feel welcome like Stanford but it also wasn't spewing with opinionated political views like Harvard. It certainly is in a nice location and has a rich history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EGRap
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Campus is located not far from Central park on the upper west side. Campus is gorgeous and well maintained with beautiful buildings throughout. Enjoyed walking around the campus.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank asiana747
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Even though you don't have time, try to cross from Broadway to Amsterdam via the campus. You will definitely embrace the history of one of the best prestigious academic places of all times, but also get to see powerful old buildings all around you.

Date of experience: August 2018
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20 November 2018|
Response from mariaaba | Reviewed this property |
Yes, walk to opposite side of campus entrance..lots on that end.
Sanjana G
8 July 2016|
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Response from mondoroc | Reviewed this property |
A full morning or afternoon would be good. Health sciences and sports facilities are uptown about 70 blocks away. The new business school above 125th street will also be a stroll away. Its a sprawling campus and Barnard... More
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Response from DrKatieRN | Reviewed this property |
You can take the train out if JFK to the subway. Take the A train across Brooklyn to Manhattan up to 116 - 120 St Its s long ride.