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Teachers College at Columbia University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in New York, New York. The city atmosphere of New York makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Teachers College at Columbia University Rankings

Teachers College landed the #21 spot in our 2022 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,358 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Teachers College also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Teachers College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#11 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Teaching Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Teachers College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Educational Assessment Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best International Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Multilingual Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Special Education Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Instructional Media Design Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Education Philosophy Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Teaching English or French Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Teachers College at Columbia University?

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Contact details for Teachers College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 525 W 120Th St, New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-678-3000

How Do I Get Into Teachers College?

You can apply to Teachers College online at: https://apply.tc.edu/apply/

Can I Afford Teachers College at Columbia University?

1.8% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Teachers College is 1.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Online Learning at Teachers College at Columbia University

3,251 Took All Classes Online
4,462 Took At Least One Class Online
453.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,462 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Teachers College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 31st most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Teachers College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Teachers College at Columbia University was 453.7%. This is the #125 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Teachers College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Teachers College at Columbia University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major TOTAL
Curriculum & Instruction 0
Social & Philosophical Foundations of Education 0
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0
Educational Statistics & Research Methods 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
International & Comparative Education 0
Bilingual & Multilingual Education 0
Education of the Deaf 0
Elementary Special Education 0
General Special Education 0
Other Special Education & Teaching 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic & Other Physical Health Impairments 0
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented 0
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0
Other Student Counseling & Personnel Services 0
Art Education 0
Biology Education 0
Chemistry Education 0
Computer Teacher Education 0
Earth Science Teacher Education 0
English & Language Arts Education 0
Health Education 0
Mathematics Education 0
Music Education 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Science Education 0
Social Studies Education 0
Adult & Continuing Education 0
Early Childhood Education 0
Elementary Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0
TOTAL 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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