Hotels near Columbia University are always on sale with CheapOair. Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and is also the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York. The campus size of the university is 36 acres and is a private institution which was founded in the year 1754. The university also has a well-regarded College of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Journalism. It is the fifth oldest university in the United States. Find great deals on cheap hotels near Columbia University, and count on CheapOair for all your travel booking needs!