MIA/MPA Admissions | Columbia | SIPA
According to the Columbia University SIPA admissions website, admission to the school is competitive and decisions are based in large part on professional focus as well as academic excellence. Of particular interest are a prospective student's professional experience and coursework related to economics, statistics and mathematics. The average age of applicants to SIPA is 27, with most applicants having several years of relevant professional experience. Details about the Columbia University MPA admissions are available on the website. The School uses a web-based application portal that allows 100 percent of all required documents to be submitted online. Interested applications should also visit the Columbia Blog for tips about the admissions process and deadline reminders.
Hi Benedict, I’m unclear what part is confusing to you. I suggest that you make sure you have read all the relevant posts on the Columbia SIPA admissions blog about recommendation letters. Here is one particularly helpful one: