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Advanced Standing Program students are required to complete a summer session as part of their degree requirements. Below is the estimated cost of attendance for Summer 2018. 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.

Estimated Tuition/Fees for 2018-19  
TuitionAll Advanced Standing Program students are currently charged a flat tuition rate of $9,384 for the summer 2018 term.$9,384
Activity FeeThe activity fee of $75 per term is charged to all students to help cover the costs of student events, activities, and to help fund student organizations.$75
University Facilities FeeThis mandatory fee of $235 provides students access to the facilities at the Dodge Physical Fitness Center and Lerner Hall, and supports enhancements for the libraries and computer networks.$235
Instructional Technologies FeeThis fee supports computing and printing services at CSSW.$90
Statistics Course FeeAll students enrolled in the required course T6505 Introduction to Statistics are charged this course fee. Students may waive this class via exam.$450
Student Events FeeOne-time fee for incoming students to cover orientation and graduation expenses.$450
Documents FeeThis one-time fee, assessed during the first term of attendance, entitles students to e-transcripts, enrollment and degree certifications, and the mailing of the original diploma.$105

NOTE: Online Campus (OLC) students are not charged the following fees: Student Activity Fee, Facilities Fee and Instructional Technology Fee. OLC students are charged a $200 Learning Resource Fee each term.

Any student enrolled via an F-1 or J1 visa, which is processed through the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) is charged a $80 ISSO fee each term.

The following table lists estimated additional expenses for the month-long summer session. To determine a more realistic cost of living, however, you will need to adjust these figures to account for the personal expenses particular to your lifestyle.

Estimated Additional Expenses for Summer 2018 
Living Expenses (rent, utilities, food, etc.)$2,150