New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractions—and enough personality—to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
Founded in 1754 (check out their vanity phone number!), and based in Morningside Heights since 1897, Columbia is New York City's claim to Ivy League fame (or source of shame, if you're talking football). The stately neoclassical campus between Broadway and Amsterdam currently boasts nine Nobel laureates on faculty, as well as one of the smartest and most diverse undergraduate student bodies in the world.