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Fact Sheet

The Teachers College Fact sheet is an annual publication distributed by the Office of Institutional Studies. For more information, please contact: institutionalstudies@tc.columbia.edu

Download the Fact Sheet as a PDF.

Overview

  • Established in 1887
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • First President: Nicholas Murray Butler (1889-1891)
  • Current President: Susan H. Fuhrman ( 2007-Present)
  • Website: www.tc.columbia.edu

Course and Program Offerings

Courses per academic year:

  • on-campus: 2348
  • online: 114

Teachers College offers over 100 programs organized under 10  departments:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Bio-behavioral Sciences
  • Counseling and Clinical Psychology
  • Curriculum and Teaching
  • Educational Policy and Social Analysis
  • Health and Behavior Studies
  • Human Development
  • International and Transcultural Studies
  • Mathematics, Science, and Technology
  • Organization and Leadership 
Cost of Attendance
  • Tuition: $1,344 per credit
  • Term Fees: $408 per semester, additional fees may apply

Students

Total Enrollment for Fall 2013: 5205
  • M.A., 2641, 51%
  • M.S., 360, 6%
  • Ed.M., 610, 13%
  • Ed.D., 789, 15%
  • Ph.D., 569, 11%
  • Non-degree, 236, 4%
  • Full-time, 1695, 33%
  • Part-time, 3510, 67%
 
Degrees Conferred in Academic Year 2012-2013: 2185
  • Doctorate, 217, 10%
  • Master’s, 1,968, 90%
Total Credit Points Earned in Fall 2013: 38,675

International Enrollment: 17%
Countries Represented: 80
Ethnicity: 42% minority students, excluding international
  • Asian American, 14%
  • African American, 12%
  • Hispanic/Latino, 12%
  • Multiracial, 4%
  • Native American, less than 1%
 
Median Age: 29
 
Gender
  • Female, 3956, 74%
  • Male, 1249, 26%

Post-Graduation Placements

Top employment industries:

  • Teaching (Pre K – 12)
  • Teaching (Higher Education)
  • Psychology (Counseling, Clinical and School)
  • Human Resources Management (Training, Organizational Development)
  • Health and Human Services Faculty
Total Faculty on Appointment: 154
  • Female, 87, 57%
  • Male, 66, 43%
  • Minority, 37, 24%
  • Tenured, 109, 71%
  • Non-tenured, 45, 29%
  • Full professors, 78, 51%
  • Associate professors, 54, 35%
  • Assistant professors, 22, 14%

Library Holdings

  • Electronically accessible  articles: 114,763,426
  • Dissertations and theses: 3,738,759
  • Physical books: 437,221
  • Journal titles: 88,710
  • ebooks: 88,320