Residency in NYC

Off-campus Housing

The Off-Campus Housing Office of Columbia University has apartment listings and advice about renting or subletting in New York City.

On-campus Housing

All full-time housestaff are eligible for hospital housing. NewYork-Presbyterian owns approximately 950 residential apartments located near the medical center as well as apartments located on the Upper East Side adjacent to the Cornell Campus. There is regular weekday shuttle service provided from the Cornell Campus to the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for residents residing in the Cornell campus housing.

NYP Real Estate


The hospital is located next to the A, C, and 1 subway lines, along with many uptown and downtown buses. For car travel, the George Washington Bridge (less than a mile from the hospital) offers quick access to New Jersey and upstate New York.

NJ Transit 25% discount for full-time students

Subway and Commuter Rail Maps


Getting Around Campus


Intercampus Shuttle

Other Useful Links

Columbia Campus and Community Guide

Washington Heights and Inwood

Bard Athletic Center

Columbia Arts Initiative (discounted performance tickets)