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Office of Institutional Studies

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

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Teachers College Data

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: 2,348
  • 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: $1,454 per credit
  • Term Fees: $428 per semester, additional fees may apply

Students

Total Enrollment for Fall 2015: 5,090 

  • M.A., 2,603; 51%
  • M.S., 401; 8%
  • Ed.M., 583; 11%
  • Ed.D., 762; 15%
  • Ph.D., 571; 11%
  • Non-degree, 170; 3%
  • Full-time, 1,714; 34%
  • Part-time, 3,376; 66%

 

Degrees Conferred in Academic Year 2014-2015: 2,185 

  • Doctorate, 193; 9%
  • Master’s, 1,933; 91%

Total Credit Points Earned in Fall 2015: 38,669 

International Enrollment: 20% 


Countries Represented: 80 


Ethnicity: 43% minority students, excluding international 

  • Asian American, 15%
  • African American, 12%
  • Hispanic/Latino, 13%
  • Multiracial, 3%
  • Native American, less than 1%

Median Age: 28 

Gender:

  • Female, 3,919; 77%
  • Male, 1,171; 23%

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

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