Eligibility

Eligibility

  • Applicants are only eligible for admission if they have taken a break of a year or more in their educational paths or have a compelling reason for which they can only attend Columbia as a part-time student.
  • Students who have previously earned a bachelor's degree may earn a second bachelor's degree at GS as long as the degree sought is different from the first one earned.
  • Students who have previous college credit from other institutions are eligible to receive in transfer up to 60 credits toward the 124 points required for graduation. Admitted students are eligible for transfer credit only from the institutions listed on the application for admission at the time the application is submitted to the GS Office of Admissions (all previous institutions attended MUST be listed on the application). For more information on specific coursework, please visit the Transfer Students page.