Official Transcript Submission Methods | Columbia Journalism School

Official Transcript Submission Methods

Please review the official transcript submission methods below and use the one most appropriate for you:

Transcripts from Domestic Institutions

Electronic transcripts:

Receiving electronic transcripts via a point-to-point system that bypasses the student (using vendors such as Parchment, Credentials Solutions, and the National Clearinghouse) enhances efficiency and ensures authenticity of materials. All admitted students who have attended a college or university in the United States must submit electronic transcripts directly from their college or university, delivered directly to The Office of Admissions email address apply.journalism@columbia.edu. If the vendor website offers you a drop-down menu of recipients, please add the Columbia Journalism School manually as a recipient - do not select the Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Paper transcripts:

If an admitted student's U.S.-based institution does not offer electronic delivery, the student must email the Office of Admission with the link to their prior U.S. institution's web page concerning transcript orders to confirm that paper is the only option and obtain permission to submit a paper transcript. If a paper transcript is the only option, it must be sent directly from the institution to Columbia Journalism School, and not delivered or forwarded via the student. Paper transcripts should be mailed from the U.S. institution directly to the Office of Admission (Columbia Journalism School, 203 Pulitzer Hall, Mail Code 3801; 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027).

Transcripts from International Institutions

International institutions outside of the People's Republic of China: Admitted students who attended international institutions must submit an electronic transcript if their school offers secure online delivery. If the school cannot send transcripts electronically through a secure online system, they must contact World Education Services (WES) and order a course-by-course evaluation and International Credential Advantage Package to be sent directly to the Office of Admission (Columbia Journalism School, 203 Pulitzer Hall, Mail Code 3801, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027).

International Institutions in the People's Republic of China: Admitted students who attended institutions in the People's Republic of China can access a unique resource through CHESICC, the credentials verification service affiliated with the People's Republic of China's Ministry of Education, to arrange for submission of a "Verification Report of China Higher Education Student's Academic Transcripts" AND a "Verification Report of China Higher Education Qualification Certificate." These should be delivered electronically to Columbia Journalism School's email address apply.journalism@columbia.edu.