• The oldest institution of higher education in the State of New York and the fifth in the United States.
• 82 Colombians, including graduates, professors, associate professors, researchers and administrators who received the Nobel Prize.
• Have more than 2,000 teachers, researchers, invited researchers and scientists.
• The seventh largest nongovernment employer in New York, which produces the local salary $ 1.9 billion. Dollars United States.
• President Barack Obama is a graduate of Columbia College; 13 elders served as governor of New York; 15 Colombians served as mayor of New York.