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Columbia University was founded in 1754. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the State of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States. It is an American private Ivy League research university located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City. Columbia University has three undergraduate schools, 13 graduate and professional schools and one of continuing education.
Columbia annually administers the Pulitzer Prize. 101 Nobel Prize laureates have been affiliated with the university as students, faculty, or staff, the second most of any institution in the world. Columbia is one of the fourteen founding members of the Association of American Universities. Notable alumni and former students of the university and its predecessor, King's College, include five Founding Fathers of the United States; nine Justices of the United States Supreme Court; 43 Nobel Prize laureates;20 living billionaires; 28 Academy Award winners; and 29 heads of state, including three United States Presidents.Key words:
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