Columbia University

About

Private university based in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It was originally named King's Colllege before its 1784 renaming after the American Revolution.

Trivia

In 2016, the school was ranked #3 overall amongst U.S. national universities and first among Ivy League universities by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. 

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Past and Present Attendees

1
Barack Obama, 59
2
Alicia Keys, 40
3
Jake Gyllenhaal, 40
4
Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)
5
Emmy Rossum, 34
6
Lauren Graham, 54
7
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)
8
Katie Holmes, 42
9
Martha Stewart, 79
10
Lauryn Hill, 45
11
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 40
12
Kate McKinnon, 37
13
Jenny Slate, 39
14
Julia Stiles, 40
15
Warren Buffett, 90
16
Ray William Johnson, 39
17
Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)
18
Neil deGrasse Tyson, 62
19
Kelsey Chow, 29
20
Chelsea Clinton, 41
21
Lou Gehrig (1903-1941)
22
Maggie Gyllenhaal, 43
23
Anna Paquin, 38
24
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
25
Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)
26
Matthew Fox, 54
27
Casey Affleck, 45
28
Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)
29
Amanda Peet, 49
30
Anthony Perkins (1932-1992)
31
Cinta Laura, 27
32
Ezra Koenig, 37
33
Ed Harris, 70
34
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
35
Robert Kraft, 79
36
Max Kellerman, 47
37
Sandy Koufax, 85
38
Jason Garrett, 55
39
John Jay (1745-1829)
40
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)
41
Dorothy Height (1912-2010)
42
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
43
Kathryn Bigelow, 69
44
BR Ambedkar (1891-1956)
45
Soon-Yi Previn, 50
46
Brian De Palma, 80
47
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
48
Marcellus Wiley, 46