Fall & Spring Semester Courses

During the Fall and Spring semesters, College Edge students can choose from more than 3,000 academic courses in over 100 subject areas. A single semester runs for approximately 14 weeks.

Fall 2021

Classes in Session
Final exams take place from Dec. 14 - 23
Sep. 9 - Dec. 13

Spring 2022

Classes in Session
Final exams take place from May 6 - 13
Jan. 18 - May 2

Course Seats and Required Preparation

College Edge students typically enroll in lower-level (1000–2999) courses and must obtain special permission from the Advisor of the Pre-College Programs to register for upper-level courses (3000 and above). In addition, College Edge students are restricted from enrolling in workshop and seminar courses.

Please note that some courses have prerequisites, which can be found in the individual course listing.

Please contact CollegeEdge@sps.columbia.edu for more information.

Additional course requirements can be found on the Course Requirements page.

Course Offerings

Note: Not all courses listed here are open to College Edge students. Courses listed on our website are a sampling of course offerings from the CU Directory of Classes. Enrolled students should connect with their advisor to ensure what courses are offered. Current applicants may contact the admissions office for assistance.

Click on a subject area below to view a list of courses.

Fall and spring programs open to students in grades 11 or 12.

The University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary. We recommend you speak with an advisor for the most up-to-date information available.