Who We Are By The Numbers

Columbia University is one of the most diverse and culturally rich academic institutions in the country.  The experience of being on our campus highlights the many ways that diversity enhances academic excellence.  Columbia is committed to fostering the uninhibited exploration of competing ideas and beliefs—expressed by people of many different backgrounds and perspectives.  For more information on Columbia’s vibrant community of roughly 28,000 students and 14,500 employees, of whom 3,500 are full-time faculty, please visit the statistical abstract