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List of famous alumni from Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York.

List includes Ben Stein, Eric Holder and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York?” and “Which celebrities are Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York alumni?”

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Allen Ginsberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Film Score Composer, Poet, Screenwriter
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow. He vigorously opposed economic ...more

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Commentator, Financial adviser, Author
Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents ...more

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Roy Cohn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
Roy Marcus Cohn was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States during the Second Red Scare. Cohn gained ...more

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Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Physicist, Chemist, Professor
Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Ph.D., LL.D., also known as Michael I. Pupin, was a Serbian American physicist and physical chemist. Pupin is best known for his numerous patents, including a means of ...more

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Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Baseball player
Edward Trowbridge Collins, Sr., nicknamed "Cocky", was an American Major League Baseball second baseman, manager and executive. He played from 1906 to 1930 for the Philadelphia ...more

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Whittaker Chambers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Poet, Journalist, Author
Whittaker Chambers, born Jay Vivian Chambers and also known as David Whittaker Chambers, was an American writer and editor. After his early years as a Communist Party USA member and Soviet spy, ...more

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Jack Kerouac is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Painter, Poet, Novelist
Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is ...more

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DeWitt Clinton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Politician, Naturalist
DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician and naturalist who served as a United States Senator and was the sixth governor of New York. In this last capacity, he was largely responsible for ...more

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Roone Arledge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Roone Pinckney Arledge, Jr. was an American sports and news broadcasting pioneer who was president of ABC Sports from 1968 until 1986 and ABC News from 1977 until 1998, and a key part of the ...more

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John Berryman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Poet, Writer
John Allyn Berryman was an American poet and scholar, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He was a major figure in American poetry in the second half of the 20th century and was considered a key figure ...more

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Julius Genachowski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Julius Genachowski is an American lawyer and businessman. He became the Federal Communications Commission Chairman on June 29, 2009. On March 22, 2013, he announced he would be leaving the FCC ...more

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Michael I. Sovern is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Educator, Writer
Michael Ira Sovern was the 17th president of Columbia University. He is currently the Chancellor Kent Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He is a noted legal scholar of Labor Law and an ...more

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Jacques Barzun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Historian, Professor, Writer
Jacques Martin Barzun was a French-born American historian of ideas and culture, who wrote about a wide range of subjects, including baseball and classical music, yet is known best as a ...more

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Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Eric Himpton Holder, Jr. is the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, in office since 2009. Holder, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama, is the first African American ...more

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Alfred L. Kroeber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Anthropologist, Archaeologist
Alfred Louis Kroeber was an American cultural anthropologist. He received his Ph.D. under Franz Boas at Columbia University in 1901, the first doctorate in anthropology awarded by Columbia. He ...more

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Joshua Lederberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Microbiologist, Molecular Biologist, Scientist
Joshua Lederberg, ForMemRS was an American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the United States space program. He was just 33 years old ...more

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Edwin Schlossberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Designer, Author, Writer
Edwin Arthur "Ed" Schlossberg, founder and principal of ESI Design, is an American designer, author, and artist. He specializes in designing interactive, participatory experiences, ...more

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Angelo Falcón is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Political scientist
Angelo Falcón is a political scientist best known for starting the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy in New York City in the early 1980s, a nonprofit and nonpartisan policy center that ...more

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Nicholas Murray Butler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Politician, Diplomat, Teacher
Nicholas Murray Butler was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a ...more

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Benjamin Buttenwieser is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Banker
Benjamin Joseph Buttenwieser was an American banker, philanthropist and civic leader in New York. Buttenwieser entered Columbia College at age 15 and graduated in 1919. He eventually became a ...more

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Oscar Straus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Oscar Straus Politician, Lawyer
Oscar Solomon Straus was United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor under President Theodore Roosevelt from 1906 to 1909. Straus was the first Jewish United States Cabinet Secretary.

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Hamilton Fish is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Hamilton Fish was an American statesman and politician who served as the 16th Governor of New York, a United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. Fish is considered one of the ...more

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Michael Mukasey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Judge, Lawyer
Michael Bernard Mukasey is a lawyer and former judge who served as the 81st Attorney General of the United States. Mukasey, an American lawyer, was appointed following the resignation of Alberto ...more

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Seth Low is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Politician
Seth Low, born in Brooklyn, New York, was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the ...more

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Valentine Mott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Columbia College Of Columbia University In The City Of New York Alumni
Valentine Mott Surgeon
Valentine Mott, American surgeon, was born at Glen Cove, New York. He graduated at Columbia College, studied under Sir Astley Cooper in London, and also spent a winter in Edinburgh. After acting ...more