Columbia Summer Programs

Make NYC Your City This Summer

Build your knowledge through engaging and rigorous courses while honing your skills with instructors who are leaders in their fields. This summer, make Columbia—and New York—your lab for learning and developing global connections. 

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Program at a Glance

I loved every second of my interactions with professors as well as my peers on campus.”

Austin L., Former Columbia Summer Student

Visiting Students

Options for current graduate or undergraduate students
Earn credits to your degree (if approved)
100s of courses in 50+ areas of study

Postbaccalaureate Studies

Anyone with a bachelor’s degree
Receive a Columbia University transcript
Earn an Advanced Certificate or CPA

Columbia University’s Summer Session

At Columbia, students will be surrounded by leading scholars and exceptional students from around the world. Summer Session will enhance academic credentials, offer career advancement and provide a chance to delve into new areas of interest.

2023 Session Dates

Session A: May 22–June 30
Session B: July 3–August 11
Session X: May 22–August 11

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Visiting Students

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Postbaccalaureate Studies

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Summer 2023 applications
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In this program, you will:

Join the Columbia Community

Build your peer and professional network, connecting with other students from across the globe at the only Ivy League university in New York City.

Gain Benefits Beyond the Classroom

Students may receive practical experience and career coaching tailored to support your academic and career goals.

Learn from Industry Leaders

In-class instruction from top faculty offers the chance to explore new academic subject areas either to advance your academic requirements or for personal enrichment.