Columbia Medical School awarded the United States’ first M.D. in 1770 in New York City. The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons has since been considered one of the best in the nation.
Dissecting the Facts and Figures
- The school enrolls 169 students in each M.D. Class, and about 775 PhD students in total.
- Columbia Medical School is world-renowned for surgery and medical research.
- Tuition is $49,504/year, plus living expenses. About 65% of each class receives some grant aid.
- Salaries at graduation are generally above the average for doctors nation-wide, but vary by speciality. Expect at least $150,000.