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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Columbia University Past and Present Attendees

1
Barack Obama, 61
2
Timothée Chalamet, 26
3
Alicia Keys, 41
4
Jake Gyllenhaal, 41
5
Ben Platt, 28
6
Emmy Rossum, 35
7
Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)
8
Ray William Johnson, 41
9
Lauren Graham, 55
10
Martha Stewart, 81
11
Katie Holmes, 43
12
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 41
13
Lauryn Hill, 47
14
Dylan Geick, 23
15
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)
16
Julia Stiles, 41
17
Kate McKinnon, 38
18
Jenny Slate, 40
19
Warren Buffett, 91
20
Neil deGrasse Tyson, 63
21
Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)
22
Kelsey Chow, 30
23
Casey Affleck, 47
24
Maggie Gyllenhaal, 44
25
Anna Paquin, 40
26
Chelsea Clinton, 42
27
Lou Gehrig (1903-1941)
28
Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)
29
Matthew Fox, 56
30
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
31
Anthony Perkins (1932-1992)
32
Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)
33
Amanda Peet, 50
34
Ed Harris, 71
35
Cinta Laura, 29
36
Ezra Koenig, 38
37
Robert Kraft, 81
38
Sandy Koufax, 86
39
Jason Garrett, 56
40
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
41
John Jay (1745-1829)
42
Max Kellerman, 49
43
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
44
Dorothy Height (1912-2010)
45
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)
46
BR Ambedkar (1891-1956)
47
Soon-Yi Previn, 51
48
Pritika Swarup, 24