Cost of Attendance:
New York City Campus

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 2019-2020. The Trustees of the Columbia University will determine the actual tuition and fees in the summer.

Financial aid information can be found on our Tuition & Financial Aid page.

Two Year Residential

Two Year Residential
Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition$24,426$24,426$48,852
Medical Insurance Fee*$1,304$2,129$3,433
Health Service Fee$584$584$1,168
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Facilities Fee$515$515$1,030
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Statistic Course Fee$450$ -$450
Student Event Fee**$450$ -$450
Document Fee**$105$ -$105
ISSO Fee***$ -$ -$ -
Living Expenses / Room-Board$8,600$10,750$19,350
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$520$650$1,170
Books$600$600$1,200
Total Budget$39,414$41,904$81,368

Advanced Standing Residential

Advanced Standing Residential
Summer 2019Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition$9,760$24,426$24,426$58,612
Medical Insurance Fee*$ -$1,304$2,129$3,433
Health Service Fee$ -$584$584$1,168
Technology Fee$90$250$250$590
Facilities Fee$240$515$515$1,270
Student Activity Fee$75$75$75$225
Statistic Course Fee$450$ -$ -$450
Student Event Fee**$450$ -$ -$450
Document Fee**$105$ -$ -$105
ISSO Fee***$ -$ -$ -$ -
Living Expenses / Room-Board$2,150$8,600$10,750$21,500
Personal Expenses$400$1,560$1,950$3,910
Books$150$600$600$1,350
Transportation / Commuting$140$520$650$1,310
Total Budget$14,006$38,409$41,904$94,373

Five Term International

Five Term International
Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition$20,452$20,452$40,904
Medical Insurance Fee*$1,304$2,129$3,433
Health Service Fee$584$584$1,168
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Facilities Fee$515$515$1,030
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Statistic Course Fee$450$ -$450
Student Event Fee**$450$ -$450
Document Fee**$105$ -$105
ISSO Fee***$100$100$200
Living Expenses / Room-Board$8,600$10,750$19,350
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$520$650$1,170
Books$600$600$1,200
Total Budget$39,414$41,904$74,620

Extended Residential

Extended Residential
Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition$9,756 (Actual charges based on individual student enrollment. Students will be charged $1,626 per credit.)$9,756 (Actual charges based on individual student enrollment. Students will be charged $1,626 per credit.)$19,512 (Actual charges based on individual student enrollment. Students will be charged $1,626 per credit.)
Medical Insurance Fee*$ -$ -$ -
Health Service Fee$ -$ -$ -
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Facilities Fee$515$515$1,030
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Statistic Course Fee$450$ -$450
Student Event Fee**$450$ -$450
Document Fee**$105$ -$105
Living Expenses / Room-Board$8,600$10,750$19,350
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$229$169$397
Books$300$300$600
Total Budget$22,017$23,477$45,544

Reduced Residency Residential

Reduced Residency Residential
Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition$9,756 (Actual charges based on individual student enrollment. Students will be charged $1,626 per credit.)$9,756 (Actual charges based on individual student enrollment. Students will be charged $1,626 per credit.)$19,512 (Actual charges based on individual student enrollment. Students will be charged $1,626 per credit.)
Medical Insurance Fee*$ -$ -$ -
Health Service Fee$ -$ -$ -
Technology Fee$250$250$500
Facilities Fee$267$253$520
Student Activity Fee$75$75$150
Statistic Course Fee$450$ -$450
Student Event Fee**$450$ -$450
Document Fee**$105$ -$105
Living Expenses / Room-Board$8,600$10,750$19,350
Personal Expenses$1,560$1,950$3,510
Transportation / Commuting$229$169$397
Books$300$300$600
Total Budget$22,017$23,477$45,544

*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 $100 per term is assessed for international students