There are more than 5,000 students enrolled at Teachers College.
In 1898, Teachers College became affiliated with Columbia University as a professional school for the training of teachers while retaining its legal and financial independence. Later that year, Teachers College and Columbia University adopted an affiliation agreement.
TC was home to the first university-based instructional program for nursing educators and administrators, created by Mary Adelaide Nutting.
The field of comparative international education originated at TC, where James Earl Russell taught the world’s first course in foreign school system.
In 1904, John Dewey, influential proponent of the progressive education movement, joined the faculty.
There are nearly 5,400 students enrolled at Teachers College.
TC offers the world's first graduate program in Learning Analytics through an innovative curriculum dedicated to improving education through technology and data analysis.