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The Dual Degree at Columbia University

Columbia University Combined Plan Program

Columbia Degree Options

  • Applied mathematics
  • Applied physics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Earth and environmental engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Engineering and management systems
  • Industrial engineering
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Operations research


Successful completion of all University of Richmond degree and major requirements including, 35 units of course work, general education requirements and major requirements during three to four years at the University of Richmond. In addition, students are strongly encouraged to complete the equivalent of suggested pre-requisite Columbia courses at the University of Richmond.This includes Foundational Pre-requisite Courses common to all engineering majors and Major Specific Pre-requisite Courses.  n addition, the student must have a letter of recommendation from the Engineering Dual-Degree Advisor as well as two other letters from a math or science instructor. Students are advised to maintain a GPA of 3.3 or above and a minimum B letter grade in all Foundation Courses and Major Specific Courses.