COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

A private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in New York State, as well as one of the country's nine colonial colleges. The University is organized into twenty schools alongside global research outposts in Amman, Beijing,Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago and Nairobi.  It has affiliation with several other institutions nearby, including Teachers College, Barnard College, and Union Theological Seminary, with joint undergraduate programs available through the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Sciences Po Paris, and the Juilliard School. 

Columbia annually administers the Pulitzer Prize and is regularly placed among the best universities worldwide by a number of ranking agencies.  

 
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