At a Glance

At a Glance

Dual BA Program

Admissions and Enrollment

Note: The following admissions and enrollment statistics are based on 2016-2017 official reporting.

  • 246 enrolled students
  • 56% female; 43% male
  • 43% international (non-U.S. citizen or permanent resident) students, representing 31 countries

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Varies by phase of program and by student’s needs. Visit the Financing section of this site to learn more about costs and financing available at Sciences Po and Columbia University.

Academic Program

  • Students will earn two bachelor’s degrees in four years.
  • The first two years in Sciences Po will focus on social sciences and language instruction in the campus-specific region of study (Euro-African, Euro-American, Euro-Asian, or Euro-Middle Eastern).
  • The second two years at GS will be spent fulfilling Columbia University’s core and major requirements as well as Sciences Po's year abroad requirements.

After Graduation

  • Students will receive two bachelor’s degrees from leading educational institutions and will have access to a network of alumni that includes heads of government and state, Nobel Prize winners, and leading academics in their fields.

Sciences Po

Admissions and Enrollment

  • Roughly 4,000 undergraduate students on 7 campuses
  • 55% female; 45% male
  • 16% admitted via Educational Priority Conventions, Sciences Po’s equal opportunity recruitment track
  • 46% international students hailing from over 50 countries

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • €10 040 tuition
  • Estimated costs of attendance, including room and board, books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses (9 months):
    • Le Havre: €5,200-€5,800
    • Menton: €6,750-€9,500
    • Reims: €5,200-€8,000
  • Approximately 27% of students received financial aid to attend Sciences Po. More than €10 million is given annually in aid.
  • Students whose tax residence is the European Union pay tuition and fees on a sliding scale, while those whose tax residence is outside the European Union pay the full cost of tuition
  • Scholarships are available for both EU and non-EU students

Academic Program

  • Sciences Po undergraduate students must complete coursework in five disciplines:
    • Economics
    • History
    • Law
    • Political Science (including international relations)
    • Sociology
  • 15 languages taught

Student Life

  • More than 80 registered associations, 5 permanent associations, 5 active student unions, 32 types of athletic activity, and 169 colloquia and conferences organized by students each year
  • Opportunities to supplement Sciences Po activity offerings with additional cultural and sports activities offered by the localities in which the 7 campuses are situated
  • Affordable housing available near each of the three participating Dual BA Program campuses

Faculty

  • 3200 teachers; 300 university lecturers, researchers, and associate lecturers; 80 visiting foreign scholars/lecturers
  • In addition to university professors, courses at Sciences Po are taught by a corps of high-level practitioners from the worlds of politics, diplomacy, academia, economics, and law among others.

University Resources

  • 23 masters programs, 5 doctoral programs
  • 11 research centers
  • One of Europe’s largest library collections
  • 470 partner universities
  • 26 international dual master's programs and several dual-doctorate programs
  • State of the art media lab

After Graduation

  • Guaranteed admission to a master's program at Sciences Po Paris
  • Extensive network of more than 54,000 alumni across the world
  • Access to numerous recruitment activities held on campus and attended by leading French and international companies, law firms, consulting firms, non-governmental organizations, among others.

Columbia University School of General Studies

Enrollment

Note: The following enrollment statistics are based on 2016-2017 official reporting.

  • More than 2,000 undergraduate students
  • 73% full-time; 27% part-time
  • 41% female; 59% male
  • 25% of American students are Asian American, African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American
  • 21% international students (non-U.S. citizen or permanent resident)
  • Average age: 27

Tuition and Financial Aid

Note: The following tuition and financial aid statistics are effective for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • $1,756 per point; Tuition and Fees
  • $23,765 estimated living and personal expenses, including room and board, books, commuting costs, and miscellaneous expenses
  • Approximately 70 percent of students receive some form of need-based financial aid and/or merit scholarship

Academic Program

  • GS students must fulfill core requirements in science, literature, art, music, humanities, social sciences, quantitative reasoning, and global studies, and demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language.
  • GS students take the same classes, with the same professors, as students in Columbia's other undergraduate colleges.
  • GS is the historical home to dual-degree programs at Columbia University—the school was the first undergraduate college at Columbia University to offer joint programs with other universities
  • More than 80 majors available
  • More than 1,500 courses offered every year

Student Life

  • Over 500 student clubs, organizations, and volunteer opportunities
  • NCAA Division I member, with intramural and intercollegiate sports teams
  • Countless cultural offerings on- and off-campus
  • Full-time students are eligible for University housing

Faculty

  • 6 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 79 Nobel Laureates are affiliated with Columbia

University Resources

  • 13 Graduate and Professional Schools, 3 Undergraduate Schools, 4 Affiliated Institutions
  • More than 31,000 students enrolled
  • 22 Libraries
  • More than 70 centers and institutes for specialized research
  • Endowment of more than $9 billion
  • Galleries, theaters, performance spaces, and art and architecture studios
  • Extensive network of support services

After Graduation

  • More than 70 percent of GS graduates go on to earn advanced degrees.
  • More than 300 employers recruit on campus each year and approximately 1000 advertise employment opportunities to our students.
  • Students have access to a global network of more than 250,000 alumni throughout the U.S. and in 180 foreign countries.