Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Total

Direct Costs

Tuition 26,518 26,518 26,518 79,554
Medical Insurance 725 1,139 1,852 3,716
Health Service Fee 246 541 541 1,328
SIPA Computer Lab Fee 170 175 175 520
University Facilities Fee 444 480 480 1,404
Student Activity Fee 0 60 60 120
Total Direct Costs 28,103 28,913 29,626 86,642

Indirect Costs

   
Room/Board 5,671 7,562 9,452 22,685
Books 500 500 500 1,500
Personal Expenses 1,274 1,699 2,125 5,098
Transportation 363 484 605 1,452
Total Indirect Costs 7,808 10,245 12,682 30,735

TOTAL COST

35,911 39,158 42,308 117,377

Additional Notes

International students must pay an $70 per semester International Students Fee starting Fall 2017 as well as an additional $100 I-20 fee during their first semester of enrollment.  A $105 Document Fee (formerly known as Transcript Fee) will be charged during all students' first semester of enrollment at Columbia University.

The total cost of attendance includes both direct and indirect costs. Direct costs are those charged by Columbia University. The tuition and fees indicated above are for the stated year only. Indirect costs are not billed by Columbia and reflect estimated living and miscellaneous expenses incurred by students during the duration of the program; yours may vary. All figures above assume full-time attendance, and your costs may vary if you do not enroll full-time.  Additional tuition charges apply for students enrolled for more than 19 credits in a semester.  For information on billing and payments, please visit the University's Student Financial Services website.