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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*$26,036$26,036$52,072
Medical Insurance Fee$1,483$2,409$3,892
Health Service Fee$623$623$1,246
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$11,750$21,150
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$600$750$1,350
Books$600$600$1,200
Total Budget$41,734$44,995$86,729

Advanced Standing Residential

Advanced Standing Residential
Summer 2021Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$10,404$26,036$26,036$62,476
Medical Insurance Fee$0$1,483$2,409$3,892
Health Service Fee$0$623$623$1,246
Technology Fee$90$250$250$590
Services and Support Fee$130$552$552$1,234
Student Activity Fee$75$75$75$225
Student Event Fee$450$0$0$450
Document Fee$105$0$0$105
ISSO Fee$0$0$0$0
Living Expenses / Room-Board$2,150$9,400$11,750$23,300
Personal Expenses$400$1,560$1,950$3,910
Transportation / Commuting$150$600$600$1,350
Books$300$600$750$1,650
Total Budget$14,254$41,179$44,995$100,428

Five Term International

Five Term International Residential
Summer 2021Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$16,920$21,802$21,802$60,524
Medical Insurance Fee$0$1,483$2,409$3,892
Health Service Fee$0$623$623$1,246
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$11,750$28,200
Personal Expenses$1,170$1,560$1,950$4,680
Transportation / Commuting$450$600$750$1,800
Books$600$600$600$1,800
Total Budget$26,991$37,620$40,881$105,492

Part-Time to Full-Time (Extended) Residential

Part-Time to Full-Time (Extended) Residential
Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$10,404$10,404$20,808
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$11,750$21,150
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$300$300$600
Books$300$300$600
Total Budget$23,127$25,312$48,439

One-Year Residency for Working Professionals (Reduced Residency) Residential

One-Year Residency for Working Professionals (Reduced Residency) Residential
Fall 2021Spring 2022Total
Tuition*$10,404$10,404$20,808
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$11,750$21,150
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$300$300$600
Books$300$300$600
Total Budget$23,127$25,312$48,439

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*$26,036$26,036$52,072
Medical Insurance Fee$2,409$0$2,409
Health Service Fee$623$0$623
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$11,750$7,050$18,800
Personal Expenses$1,950$1,170$3,120
Transportation / Commuting$750$450$1,200
Books$600$600$1,200
Total Budget$45,550$36,183$81,733

*During the fall and spring, Two Year and Advanced Standing students are charged a flat rate for enrollment between 10.5 and 19 credits in a term. Students in the Part-Time to Full-Time (Extended) and One-Year Residency for Working Professionals (Reduced Residency) residency programs as well as those in the Two Year and Advanced Standing programs taking fewer than 10.5 credits are charged the per credit rate of $1,734. Students in flat rate programs will be charged the per credit rate for credits in excess of the flat rate range. Part-Time to Full-Time (Extended) and One-Year Residency for Working Professionals (Reduced Residency) Residency tuition charges are estimated here for students taking 6 credits per term. Students should view their accounts in Net Partner to see the personalized tuition amounts based on their actual or anticipated enrollment. Students in the Five Term International program have a flat rate for credits ranging from 10.5 to 16.5 during the fall and spring terms and 10.5 to 13.5 range for the summer term.