Application Information and Timeline

Predoctoral Admissions Brochure 2013-2014 (download)

Please note: Candidates can check the status of their applications online with AADSAS or by emailing the Admissions office at cdm-admissions@columbia.edu  or by calling the Admissions Office at 212-305-3478.

Applications are accepted between the dates of June 1 and the end of December for each academic year.

Applicants are strongly urged to submit all materials as early as possible, as applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Interviews are by invitation ONLY and are scheduled on Fridays beginning in September and ending in February.

The first round of Acceptances will be mailed out December 1st in accordance with  ADEA traffic rules.  If offered  admission, you will have 30 days to respond to our offer.

If a decision has  been made on your application by then, you will be able to check the status of your application in AADSAS as of December 2nd.

If you are offered a place on our waitlist, you will need to respond within 30 days and let us know that you are interested in being considered as an alternate.

Please note that at CDM, we historically go to our waitlist in the months of February through April.