Prospective students are welcome to participate in events to meet Columbia Engineering representatives and learn more about our graduate offerings. 

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To receive information about Columbia Engineering graduate programs of study and updates about applying for admission, complete our prospective student form.

Watch A Webinar

The Graduate Admissions team covers Columbia University history, Columbia Engineering achievements, and how to submit a succesful application to one of our MS or PhD programs. Watch now! 

Brazil Roadshow 2019

2019 Brazil Roadshow

Columbia Engineering traveled to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro this fall. We were pleased to meet prospective students and re-connected with alumni, universities and various companies. 



Asia Roadshow 2019

The Columbia Engineering Asia Roadshow team had a wonderful time connecting with prospective students and re-connecting with alumni, universities and various companies around the world. The team visited Beijing, Tianjin, Wuhan, Hefei, Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Taipei, and Hong Kong. 

Campus Tours

We are excited to offer campus tours for students interested in applying to a Master's or Doctoral program at Columbia Engineering. Due to new restrictions, the campus tours will be offered virtually. We look forward to providing you with more information on these virtual tours shortly! The campus tour will start at the Office of Graduate Admissions in the Seeley W. Mudd Building, and continue on to campus highlights such as Pupin Hall, The Northwest Corner Building, Science & Engineering Library, Low Library, College Walk, and more. 

Virtual Information Sessions

Virtual events, hosted by the Columbia Engineering Graduate Student Affairs Office, are offered to help prepare students to submit and complete their application to a graduate degree program at Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. We invite you to learn more about the Columbia Engineering application process, our exciting MS and PhD programs, and meet representatives from our Graduate Admissions team. Register to receive an invitation to future Graduate Admissions Information Sessions!


Program-specific information sessions are available below: 

Columbia University Chinese Students and Scholars Association

Watch our student panel to learn about how our students navigated their application process and how they make the most of their graduate student experience. 

Road Shows and Recruitment Events

We look forward to attending virtual conferences and events through out 2020! For an idea of some of the events we've attended in years past, please see our 2019 schedule below.

2019 Event Schedule

Administrators from the Office of Graduate Student Affairs travel throughout the year to conduct presentations and attend various events where students can meet with us. Below are a few upcoming events.

Tapia Conference | San Diego, CA

September 18-21, 2019

The Tapia conference is the premier venue to acknowledge, promote and celebrate diversity in computing.

GEM Conference | Chicago, IL

September 19-21, 2019

A prestigious forum for stimulating debate on bold solutions to advance graduate education, the 2019 Annual Board Meeting & Conference creates a platform to raise nationwide awareness of its mission, partners, and Fellows.  This is the “must attend” event in 2019 for advocates who want to transform how the United States educates and prepares engineering and science talent for advanced leadership careers, particularly among our nation’s native born, historically underrepresented ethnic groups.  

Big 10+ Graduate School Exposition | West Lafayette, IN

September 22-23, 2019

The Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition is specifically designed for those interested in graduate study in the fields of Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and related disciplines.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Graduate School Fair | Terre Haute, IN

September 23, 2019

Learn about graduate programs offered across the nation. 

Cooper Union Graduate School Fair | New York, NY

September 24, 2019

Students will attend seeking internships, full-time positions as well as information about graduate school.

QS World Graduate School Fair | New York, NY

September 28, 2019

Join us at the largest Grad School Fair and Expo in New York to explore your grad school options, learn about studying abroad, or find a specialized master’s or PhD program that best fits your academic and professional goals.

Stony Brook University | Stony Brook, NY

October 7, 2019

In collaboration with the Tau Beta Pi chapter of Stony Brook, we will be presenting an information session on applying to our Master's and Ph.D. programs. 

Tau Beta Pi Convention | Columbus, OH

October 10-12, 2019

Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession.

SASE National Conference & Stem Career Fair | Pittsburgh, PA

October 10-12, 2019

Experience #SASENC2019, the largest conference and career fair for Asian Americans in the United States. Join over 3000 attendees and learn from over 15 different workshops, attend company tours, and network with recruiters from 70+ companies to land your dream internship or job opportunity. 

California Diversity Forum | Rohnert Park, CA

The California Forums for Diversity in Graduate Education, planned by a consortium of public and private colleges and universities from throughout California, have been designed particularly to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates and master's candidates who belong to groups that are currently underrepresented in doctoral-level programs.  

SACNAS Conference | Honolulu, HI

October 31-November 2, 2019

The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, 2019 SACNAS is a 3-day conference which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM. 

SHPE Annual Convention | Phoenix, AZ

October 30-November 3, 2019

The annual SHPE National Convention is the largest technical and career conference for Hispanics in STEM the country. Each year, the SHPE Convention attracts over 7,000 STEM students, professionals and corporate representatives. 

Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference | Anaheim, CA

November 7-9, 2019

Attend WE19- the world's largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology- to connect with thousands who share your engineering outlook. 

AICHe Annual Meeting | Orlando, FL

November 10-15, 2019

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

City College Graduate School Fair | New York, NY

November 14, 2019

CCNY Career and Professional Development Institute hosts a Graduate School Fair so our students can meet with graduate school representatives from across the country to better understand their programs and application processes.

National Society of Black Physicists | Providence, RI

November 14-17, 2019

The NSBP conference is the largest academic meeting of minority physicists in the United States. The goal of the conference is to provide mentorship opportunities, increase participant access to recruiters, offer networking opportunities and inform the broader physics community on best practices that will be gleaned during and after the meeting. 

ABRCMS Annual Conference | Anaheim, CA

November 13-16, 2019

The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), recipient of the 2019 AIMBE Excellence in STEM Education Award, is one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

oSTEM Conference | Detroit, MI

November 14-17, 2019

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association for LGBTQ people in the STEM community.


Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference | Washington, D.C. 

February 6-8, 2020

The conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. 


Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) | Fort Myers, FL 

February 22, 2020

FURC is one of the nation's largest multi-disciplinary research conferences, open to all undergraduate researchers in the state of Florida to present their research in a poster forum. 

Would you like Columbia Engineering Graduate Admissions to attend your upcoming event? Send an invitation to!

Women in Science and Engineering Conference

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Conference is designed to educate and inspire women from all backgrounds to prepare for and pursue graduate degrees and careers in the fields of science and engineering. Conference attendees will learn about the challenges, opportunities, and the rewards of being a woman engineer or scientist. Join us for a day of programming to celebrate and promote women in science and engineering!

2019 Sessions included:

  • Faculty Panel
  • "Funding your Graduate Education"
  • "Career Possibilities in STEM"
  • "Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome"
  • Graduate Student Panel
  • Lab Tours

Learn more about the WISE Conference.


Women in Engineering

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) event features a panel of distinguished Columbia Engineering women faculty.


Every Spring, we invite bright, young engineers and applied scientists interested in pursuing a PhD in engineering or applied science disciplines to attend an all-expense-paid weekend in New York City for the Columbia Engineering Achievers in Graduate Education program (EngAGE). EngAGE is designed to help prepare prospective students for their future at Columbia Engineering by introducing them to our distinguished faculty, students, as well as take a tour of our facilities and historical campus in one of the most exciting cities in the world.  We will also provide information and successful strategies from our graduate admissions professionals to help prepare them for a competitive graduate school application.

Program Dates: March 5-7, 2020

To submit an application to the 2020 EngAGE Program, visit our diversity programs page