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Columbia University

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Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. Established in 1754, the undergraduate school, Columbia College, is the oldest college in the state of New York and is the fifth chartered institution of higher learning in the United States, making it one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence. It was established as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain and renamed Columbia College in 1784 following the American Revolutionary War. The university has produced numerous distinguished alumni. In 2017, its undergraduate acceptance rate was 5.5%, making it the third most selective college in the United States and the second most selective in the Ivy League.
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  • Facts 

  • Colonial period 

  • 18th century 

  • 19th century to present 

  • Campus 

  • Morningside Heights 

  • Other campuses 

  • Sustainability 

  • Undergraduate admissions and financial aid 

  • Organization 

  • International partnerships 

  • Rankings 

  • Research 

  • Military and veteran enrollment 

  • Students 

  • Publications 

  • Broadcasting 

  • Debate and Model UN 

  • Technology and entrepreneurship 

  • Athletics 

  • World Leaders Forum 

  • Other 

  • Protests of 1968 

  • Protests against racism and apartheid 

  • ''Columbia Unbecoming'' 

  • Ahmadinejad speech controversy 

  • ROTC controversy 

  • Divestment from private prisons 

  • Orgo Night 

  • Tree-Lighting and Yule Log ceremonies 

  • The Varsity Show 

  • Notable people