Advance Your College Preparation

Choose from selected Columbia courses in diverse subject areas.

“The College Edge experience has allowed me to become more hard working than I ever thought I could be, and I have made so many friends with such focus and drive.”

Academically exceptional high school students can apply to take courses with Columbia students and earn full college credit. College Edge is an in-person, commuter program on our Morningside campus.

The following are the departments and courses in which past students have enrolled. Please note that course registration is not guaranteed.


Calculus I, Calculus II, Linear Algebra, and Ordinary Differential Equations


Principle of Economics and The American Economy

Computer Science

Introduction to Computer Science, Data Structures in Java, and Advanced Programming


General Physics I & II, Introduction to Mechanics & Thermodynamics, and Accelerated Physics I & II


Introduction to Statistical Reasoning, Introduction to Statistics, and Calculus-Based Introduction to Statistics


US Presidency : Washington


Evolutionary Psychology


The Social World

Germanic Languages

Elementary German I and II

Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies

First Year Arabic

Access to the same courses
as Columbia students*
An Ivy League achievement for your
college transcript
Academic advising and
professional development
Real-world experience at an Ivy
League institution
Fall & Spring: Open to domestic students in grades 11 or 12

*To register for classes, students must first meet with their College Edge academic advisor and obtain approval. Admittance into the program does not guarantee enrollment in courses.