Columbia and its affiliates have many Departments of Instruction into which faculty are organised.
Columbia University departments
According to some sources, there are 79 departments. To date we at WikiCU have identified 78 departments as follows:
- 30 Faculty of Arts and Sciences departments (844), comprising:
- 14 Morningside professional departments (468), comprising:
- 33 Columbia University Medical Center departments (2163), comprising:
Barnard College departments
Barnard College has its own versions of many of Columbia University's departments. These have not generally been written about on WikiCU to date (as of Dec 2013), but those that have been are listed in this category.
In a few cases, Barnard has departments that Columbia does not, and therefore the Barnard version forms the primary undergraduate department. Known such cases are:
Conversely, Barnard sometimes has no equivalent of the Columbia University department, for example in Computer Science and Statistics.
- Department of Public Safety - not a department of instruction