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Cost of Attendance:
New York City Campus 2021-2022

When making your financial plans, it is necessary to consider tuition and fees as well as living expenses in estimating the overall cost of attendance. Below is the estimated cost of attendance for 2021-2022. The Trustees of the Columbia University will determine the actual tuition and fees in the summer.

An explanation of the different fees can be found here. Financial aid information can be found on our Tuition & Financial Aid page.

Two Year Residential

Two Year Residential
Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$26,290$26,290$52,580
Medical Insurance Fee**$1,512$2,458$3,970
Health Service Fee$635$635$1,270
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Services and Support Fee$552$552$1,104
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Student Event Fee***$450$ -$450
Document Fee***$105$ -$105
ISSO Fee****$0$0$0
Living Expenses / Room-Board$9,400$9,400$18,800
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,560$3,120
Transportation / Commuting$600$600$1,200
Books$600$600$1,200
Total Budget$42,029$42,420$84,449

Advanced Standing Residential

Advanced Standing Residential
Summer 2021Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$10,512$26,290$26,290$63,092
Medical Insurance Fee**$0$1,512$2,458$3,970
Health Service Fee$0$635$635$1,270
Technology Fee$90$250$250$590
Services and Support Fee$0$552$552$1,104
Student Activity Fee$75$75$75$225
Student Event Fee***$450$450$ -$450
Document Fee***$105$105$ -$105
ISSO Fee****$0$0$0$0
Living Expenses / Room-Board$2,150$9,400$9,400$20,950
Personal Expenses$400$1,560$1,560$3,520
Transportation / Commuting$150$600$600$1,350
Books$300$600$600$1,500
Total Budget$14,232$41,474$42,420$98,126

Five Term International

Five Term International Residential
Summer 2021Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$17,520$22,014$22,014$61,548
Medical Insurance Fee**$0$1,512$2,458$3,970
Health Service Fee$0$635$635$1,270
Technology Fee$110$250$250$610
Services and Support Fee$496$552$552$1,600
Student Activity Fee$75$75$75$225
Student Event Fee***$0$450$0$450
Document Fee***$0$105$0$105
ISSO Fee****$120$120$120$360
Living Expenses / Room-Board$7,050$9,400$9,400$25,850
Personal Expenses$1,170$1,560$1,560$4,290
Transportation / Commuting$450$600$600$1,650
Books$600$600$600$1,800
Total Budget$27,591$37,873$38,264$103,728

Extended Residential

Extended Residential
Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$10,512$10,512$21,024
Medical Insurance Fee**$0$0$0
Health Service Fee$0$0$0
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Services and Support Fee$283$283$566
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Student Event Fee***$450$ -$450
Document Fee***$105$ -$105
Living Expenses / Room-Board$9,400$9,400$18,800
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,560$3,120
Transportation / Commuting$300$300$600
Books$300$300$600
Total Budget$23,235$22,680$45,915

Reduced Residency Residential

Reduced Residency Residential
Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$10,512$10,512$21,024
Medical Insurance Fee**$0$0$0
Health Service Fee$0$0$0
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Services and Support Fee$283$283$566
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Student Event Fee***$450$ -$450
Document Fee***$105$ -$105
Living Expenses / Room-Board$9,400$9,400$18,800
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,560$3,120
Transportation / Commuting$300$300$600
Books$300$300$600
Total Budget$23,235$22,680$45,915

16-Month Residential

NOTE: Continuing Students in the 16-month program should follow the two year residential Cost of Attendance.
16 Month Residential
Spring 2022Summer 2022Total
Tuition*$26,290$26,290$52,580
Medical Insurance Fee**$2,458$0$2,458
Health Service Fee$635$0$635
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Services and Support Fee$552$552$1,104
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Student Event Fee***$450$0$450
Document Fee***$105$0$105
ISSO Fee****$0$0$0
Living Expenses / Room-Board$9,400$7,050$16,450
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,170$2,730
Transportation / Commuting$600$450$1,050
Books$600$600$1,200
Total Budget$42,975$36,437$79,412

*During the fall and spring, Two Year Residential and Advanced Standing Residential students are charged a flat rate for enrollment between 10.5-19 credits in a term. Students taking fewer than 10.5 credits are charged the per credit rate of $1,692. Students taking more than 19 credits are charged the per credit rate for credits over 19. Students in the Five Term International program have a flat rate for credit ranging from 10.5-16.5 for the fall and spring terms and a 10.5-13.5 range for the summer term.

**Full time students are automatically enrolled in the University health insurance. Students with comparable insurance may waive out.

***Student Event Fee and Document Fee are one-time fees.

****International Student Services Office Fee of $110 per term is assessed for international students