We seek students with a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence. Our distinctive dual-degree program enables you to combine the intimate experience of List College—one of the most renowned Jewish studies colleges in the world—with the secular experience of a liberal arts university.
By choosing the rigorous path of earning two distinguished undergraduate degrees, you differentiate yourself from other applicants for employment, graduate and professional schools, and fellowships.
At List College, you will be challenged, engaged, and develop new ways of defining your academic experience.
The wide variety of majors and concentrations at both List College and Columbia University/Barnard College results in the most comprehensive and well-rounded education available.
You will work hard at List College, but there will also be ample opportunities to explore New York City and enjoy activities, events, and outings that will add culture and fun to your educational journey.
Opportunities for List College students come from a variety of sources, including activities at JTS to unique programs at Columbia University and Barnard College.
From ski trips to barbecues, volunteer projects to student-run Jewish holiday programming, we know that forming friendships and connecting with fellow students is key to a successful academic environment.
With more than five hundred organizations and clubs, Columbia University provides a wide array of opportunities to get involved. Explore Columbia University's Campus Life page and browse its list of organizations and their links to see which fit your interests.
Opportunies at Barnard are as extensive as they are diverse. Visit the Barnard College Student Life and Services page for more information.
List College graduates have an esteemed record of success in fields that include:
They also serve as leaders in Jewish community centers, social justice organizations, environmental groups, and much more.