International Students

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) offers many services for international students as well as American citizens and permanent residents who have received their education in a foreign country.

International Students and Scholars Website

Services for international students include pre-admission counseling, immigration-related and document services, International Orientation, and social and cultural activities. The ISSO also provides credential analysis services to the admissions offices of the University. The ISSO is open year-round, and international students are strongly urged to make use of its services.

Contact Information

524 Riverside Drive
(212) 854-3587
(212) 854-9801 isso@columbia.edu

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English Proficiency

Competence in written and spoken English is required of every degree candidate.  We encourage all non-native English speakers to participate in programs to improve their English proficiency. 

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