Prospective Undergraduate Tours
Students interested in applying to Columbia College or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science should visit the Undergraduate Admissions page. Explore the campus online through the Virtual Tour.
Prospective undergraduate students with a break in their education of a year or more and students who wish to attend part-time should visit the School of General Studies page. Those interested in the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program can find a schedule of tours and information sessions online.
Prospective Graduate Student Tours
For graduate information sessions, please contact the school directly.
Guided Historical Tour
Join this tour to learn more about the history, architecture and sculpture of Columbia and the Morningside Heights campus. Whether you're an amateur New York City historian or visiting campus for the first time, you will leave the tour knowing more about our storied past.
Middle School and Elementary School Group Tours
Visiting campus with a group of students younger than ninth grade? This is the tour for you! Designed for our younger visitors, this 45-minute interactive tour offers an introduction to college and campus life with fun facts and novel perspectives.
Please register for a group visit here. Your group visit to campus is only confirmed after you have received an email from Visitors Center Staff approving your request.
Self-Guided Campus Tours
Are you visiting campus on a weekend? Did you miss the guided historical tour? There is still a chance to explore campus through the eyes of an expert.
Self-Guided Walking Tour - English
Self-Guided Walking Tour - Chinese
Self Guided Walking Tour - French
Self Guided Walking Tour - Spanish
Due to University Policy, filming of our Information Sessions and Campus Tours is not permitted. Guests who do not comply with this policy will be asked to delete any unauthorized recordings.