Columbia University Teachers College

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Thomas Rock
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $65

Columbia University Teachers College

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Master’s programs

Applications 5,064
Acceptance rate 57.7%
Enrollment 1,389 full-time
2,242 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 1,206
Acceptance rate 20.0%
Enrollment 424 full-time
1,048 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered master’s, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(11)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus No
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization

98.8 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 5%
student counseling and personnel services 15%
curriculum and instruction 10%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 1%
social and philosophical foundations of education 12%
education policy 1%
educational technology 2%
educational psychology 7%
elementary teacher education 11%
higher education administration 5%
secondary teacher education 16%
special education 4%
educational/instructional media design 2%
other 10%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates N/A
Master’s program graduates 1,718
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 246

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 143
Part-time faculty 110
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 18.2%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $38.3
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 41.9%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 89
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.4
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.5
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 579 – High
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 653 – High
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 20.0% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 1.8:1 – High
Student-faculty ratio 5.4:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $281.9
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $38.3

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Melanie Williams
Financial aid phone (212) 678-3714

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $1,178 per credit
Part-time: $1,178 per credit
Required fees $756 per year
Room and board $14,500
Books and supplies $3,600
Miscellaneous expenses $5,650

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 1,950
Teaching assistants 320
Research assistants 110
Other appointments N/A
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 2,550