Columbia University Av Global July 5, 2023
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Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, United States


Established Year 1767Age of University255 years
Academic Staff4,300Students1,520
Country Rank9thWorld Bank8th(webometrics)
University Accreditations
  • World Health Organization (WHO )
  • National Medical Commission (NMC )
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
Faculties at University
  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology-Diagnostic
FacilitiesStudents at Columbia University often choose to live in dormitories and residential housing facilities. The university also offers floors and accessible rooms according to gender to make life simple, comfortable, and easy for the students.
Other Facilities
  • Hostels
  • Study room
  • Locker-Rooms
  • Sports facility
  • Libraries
  • Students Club
  • And many other facilities


  • Candidate must have passed their 10+2(sr. secondary education) with minimum 70% marks with PCB (physics, chemistry, and biology) from any recognized board.
  • Good MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) Score
  • Good score in IELTS/TOEFL exam.
  • NEET UG qualifying score
  • NEET Cut off (2021): – For General Category: – 138 marks, for reserved category: – 108 marks.


Founded in 1767 by Samuel Bard as the medical department of King’s College (now Columbia University) and located at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S) is the graduate medical school of Columbia University. VP&S was the first medical school in the Thirteen Colonies to offer the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons consistently ranks among the top ten universities in the USA, with an acceptance rate of 4% only. VP&S is equipped with state-of-art infrastructure and technologies and for more than 250 years has pioneered medical education, research, and patient care from all over the world.

In 2018, many alumni of the university and supporters created a program that supports students who qualify for it by replacing education loans with scholarships. This scholarship program opens remarkable opportunities to the students who are economically weak and can’t afford the fees of said university.

There are student clubs that include professional and personal interests, all of which fall under the umbrella of the P&S Club. One unusual element of this club is the Bard Hall Players, one of the largest and most active medical school theater groups in the country entirely run by the students of the medical campus. Each year, they perform a musical and two plays. The P&S Club is popular for its humanitarian aims.

Students who are studying MD at Columbia University generally live in dormitories and residential housing facilities of the university which is made for all students from diverse communities. Housing options include studios, one-bedroom apartments, and multi-room apartments for singles, couples, as well as for groups of friends. The university also offers gender-specific floors and accessible rooms to make student’s life simple, comfortable, and easy in the university.

Vagelos College of Physicians and surgeons create a healthy environment not only for academic purposes but also for living a good lifestyle which allows students of the university to excel and develop their interests and strengthen their Medical career.

ParticularsUSD $INR ₹
TUITION FEES PER YEAR66,81650,11,200
TOTAL TUITION FEES FOR 4 YEAR2,67,2642,00,44,800
Note:1 USD $ = 75 INR at time of calculation above, Actual rate may be applied at time of admission.
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