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Columbia University in the City of New York

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at Columbia

By Gender
By Major
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentB-
Art & Design DepartmentF
Chemical EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB+
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Industrial Operations EngineeringC+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
Music - Composition/TheoryC-
Music - PerformanceA+
Political ScienceB
PreMed and MedicalA
PreVet and VeterinaryA+

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Columbia University in the City of New York
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Education Quality

... The bureaucratic machine of Columbia is legendary, and it is clear that the powers-that-be are not concerned with undergraduate education ...Read full comment
... The administration at Columbia is corrupt, and they do not care about education ...Read full comment
... You can get a much better education at a fraction of the cost, with nicer people, and an ethical administration, with faculty who are accessible a...Read full comment
... Furthermore, the exorbitantly expensive tuition is in direct opposite correlation to the quality of education ...Read full comment
... worst education ever ...Read full comment
... You'll get a better education which won't "lack ...Read full comment
... Let's see, my thoughts during the 3 months prior to starting my college education at Columbia consisted of such: "NYC ...Read full comment
... ) The quality of the education you get is entirely up to you ...Read full comment
... Columbia is for education, and if you want a good one, try to get in ...Read full comment
... All in all, I feel like I'm getting the very best education possible and that I am surrounded by what could be the leaders of tomorrow ...Read full comment
... The Columbia education revolves around it ...Read full comment
... The education you get at a place like Columbia is no better (and no worse) than the education you get anywhere else ...Read full comment
... Personally, Columbia is the perfect school for me, and I love that I'm getting a rigorous Ivy League education in the most exciting city in the w...Read full comment
... Overall, I feel I received a high quality liberal arts education ...Read full comment
... I am a very self-motivated student and I still appreciate the basic well rounded education that the Core ensures ...Read full comment
... I would not recommend Columbia for those seeking an education in music ...Read full comment
... The work is challenging but applicabele to life, they make sure one gets a well rounded education ...Read full comment
... However, I think that I would've been disappointed at any college, perhaps even more by Harvard or Princeton, because I truly believe that Ameri...Read full comment
... They really go out of their way to demonstrate how little they value education here ...Read full comment
... While a Columbia education is good, the open-ness of campus life is better ...Read full comment
... New York is a seductive city and is an education in itself ...Read full comment
Columbia University in the City of New York

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