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Columbia University: Tours & Tickets

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116th Street, New York City, NY 10027
Morningside Heights
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

Quick visit to the campus via subway from midtown. Very attractive urban campus and impressive student body (ACT 32-35). Easy to walk on foot and tour the campus. Vibrant bustle on campus now that school has started.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RSM123123
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

Columbia University has a beautiful campus in the Morningside Heights section of Upper Manhattan. It is an oasis of green in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. It’s an Ivy League school and it costs a bundle so if you can afford...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Founded in 1754 as King's College (to rival Princeton in NJ), the name was changed to Columbia after the Revolutionary War. Columbia is a research university, currently ranked 3rd best by US News and World. Interesting facts: there is an extensive tunnel system under the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Henny Bogan Does Columbia University If Cambridge tops my A-List, I guess Columbia is a close second for beautiful architecture and nothing can match sitting on the Low Library steps beside the statue of Alma Mater and looking out on the campus. In my second...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Erin M
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

The spiderman scene made me cone here. Walked through from east to west. Its like a time capsule. Imagine what it is to study in an enviorment like this. Domt miss it. Ask around for a class.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

My husband, daughter, and I took a walk around Columbia University on the first warm spring afternoon. The architecture around the campus is gorgeous, both inside and out! While most buildings are not open to the public, the library is, and its interior is just...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AshBernadette88
Reviewed March 24, 2019

Just came back from my 30th March journailsm conference on Columbia's campus and must admit it is iconic. I get a thrill as I enter the gate at 114th street and enjoy every second on campus. I urge folks to visit even if not planning...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mary Kay D
Reviewed March 14, 2019

It's nice to find something so historic as this great institution right in the middle of a crazy-paced city. The whole neighborhood radiates scholarly vibes. Some good parks are nearby too.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SaadSeeb
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Impressive and beautiful campus, this is a great morning walk. Visiting Columbia university is a highly recommended excursion in Upper West Manhattan.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019

Columbia college supports Allergies! They will custom create meals for students with all allergies. One hour notice is what is needed for them to create it. This will be safe for them to consume. The other dining halls JJ's for example was large and had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Aeligwenn
July 9, 2019|
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Response from Bustravel88 | Reviewed this property |
It depends if you want to visit inside the buildings but even if you stay around the main buildings, you will still have a lot to see.
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Response from mariaaba | Reviewed this property |
Yes, walk to opposite side of campus entrance..lots on that end.
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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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