Webinar on Summer Programmes in Columbia University – The Chopras

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If you are interested in exploring credit and certificate programs in Columbia University this Summer, don’t miss out the Webinar! Here is what Sharon Kim discussed with the students in India on 22nd March’16.Look @ https://youtu.be/Au5P-lup-fI


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Discover the World at an Ivy League University this Summer Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ColumbiaSummer


About the Speakers Sharon Kim is the Director of Partnerships at Columbia University SPS and holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs.


About the Speakers Diana Gonzalez is currently the Associate Director for the Summer Sessions. She has been working at Columbia SPS since 2011 and holds an MS in Information and Knowledge Strategy from Columbia University.


Welcome to Columbia


Member of the Ivy League Ranked #4 in the United States Ranked #10 worldwide 3,700 faculty and 29,000 students from 138 countries Why Columbia?


School of Professional Studies


Emerging fields Professional Relevance Flexible scheduling Study at a top university in NYC On-campus housing Benefits


What program is right for me? If you are: Visiting High School Student Program Visiting Undergraduate Student Program Visiting Graduate Student Program University Courses Certification Programs Summer High School Programs American Language Program High school student X Undergraduate student X X Graduate student X X X Adult professional X X Interested in studying English-as-a-second-language X


Arts and Music Business, Finance and Marketing English, Literature and Writing Foreign Languages and Literature History, Anthropology and Philosophy Humanities Math, Science and Engineering Choose from over 400 courses


Visiting Students – Graduate/Undergraduate Graduate Foundations Postbaccalaureate Flexible Course Offerings


Business Certification Critical Issues in International Relations Certification Human Rights Certification United Nations Certification Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology Certification Structured Certificate Programs


Business Certifications Option 1: Certification in Professional Achievement in Business 4 courses (12 points) from 1 semester to 2 years Option 2: Advanced Business Certificate 8 courses (24 points) , from 2 semesters to 3 years Online and On-campus classes Flexible course plan courses (2 required): http://sps.columbia.edu/summer/courses/business


Business Options for Summer Option 3: Business Edge Six week intensive program for undergraduates Option 4: Business Plus Combines English language skills with quantitative class Option 5: Business Practice Combines a NYC internship with coursework Online and On-campus classes Programs specifically designed for Undergraduates


Critical Issues in International Relations 4 Courses (12 credits) and can be completed in one or two summers International Relations: Theory and Concepts Comparative Foreign Policy Two elective International Affairs courses Offered through the School of Professional Studies and the School of International and Public Affairs Improve competence in international relations


Human Rights 4 Courses (12 credits) and can be completed in one or two summers Introduction to Human Rights International Human Rights Law Two elective human rights courses Offered through the School of Professional Studies and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights Further knowledge and understanding of human rights


United Nations Studies 4 Courses (12 credits) and can be completed in one or two summers The United Nations and Global Security The UN and Globalization The United Nations and the Challenges of Peace Building One elective international affairs course Offered through the School of Professional Studies and the School of International and Public Affairs Increase understanding of the history, inner workings and challenges associated with the UN’s role in the world today


Summer Session Calendar Session Dates Application Deadlines International Application Deadlines Session 1 (D) May 23 – July 1 May 12 April 1 Session X May 23– August 12 May 12 April 1 Session 2 (Q) July 5 – August 12 June 23 May 1 Please note: A few courses will operate on alternate schedules. Please see the Summer 2016 Course Listings for specific dates.


Summer HS Program Dates Session I: June 26 – July 16 Session II: July 18 – August 6 Courses 50 options, e.g., science, engineering, math, business, arts, college preparation Extracurricular activities and NYC excursions Student visa not needed. 90 on the TOEFL or 6.5 on IELTS http://sps.columbia.edu/high-school/nyc/campus-immersion


Application Checklist Online application form Application fee (US$ 80), waived for the Chopras (Use application code: THCHOP) Transcript from undergraduate or graduate university Statement of purpose and resume (only for Certifications) I-20 application for F-1 visa (except HS programs)


Applicants that attended a university where the language of instruction was not English are required to send a WES for: 1) Postbaccalaureate Studies Students 2) Everyone applying to a certificate/certification (including undergrad and grad visiting students) Undergraduate and graduate visiting students who are only applying to take individual courses (not a certificate), do NOT need to send a WES. They simply need to send a certified translation of their transcripts Application Process A note about international transcripts


F-1 Visa Requirements You must be a full-time student to be eligible for an F-1 Student Visa. Summer sessions: 6 credits (2 courses) for a 6-week session 12 credits (4 courses) for the 12-week session




Tuition and Fees Estimates (6 weeks) * Based on 2015-16 academic year, subject to change Visiting Student Program Tuition $10,205 Certification Programs Tuition $11,273 Estimated Living Expenses $ 4,200 Summer Programs for High School Students $10,645


Period Dates 2016 2016 Single Rate 2016 Double Rate Application Fee Until April 15 $50 $50 Application Fee April 15 - August 12 $100 $100 Summer Session 1 May 22 – July 1 $1980 $1660 Summer Session 2 July 3 - August 12 $1980 $1660 Summer Interim July 1 – July 3 $99 $83 Full Summer May 22 – August 12 $4059 $3403 Living on Columbia’s Campus


Columbia Resources


Columbia Resources 22 libraries Use computers, copiers, and printers with your Columbia ID Study spaces for quiet study, sociable study, and group study Butler Library open all day and night For more information, go to: library.columbia.edu


Fitness Center Full gym | Running track | Pool Fitness classes | Personal training Tennis Courts


PASSPORT TO NEW YORK Free entry to 34 NYC museums Discounts at participating restaurants Discounts for theatre and performing arts For more information, go to http://artsinitiative.columbia.edu


Questions? Contact: Sharon Kim, syk29@columbia.edu Contact: Rhian Thomas, rhian@thechopras.com

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