Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Total

Direct Costs

Tuition 27,606 27,606 27,606 82,818
Medical Insurance 758 1,184 1,926 3,868
Health Service Fee 270 562 562 1,394
SIPA Computer Lab Fee 175 175 175 525
University Facilities Fee 463 500 500 1,463
Student Activity Fee 0 60 60 120
Document Fee 105 0 0 105
Total Direct Costs 29,377 30,087 30,829 90,293

ESTIMATED Indirect Costs

   
Room/Board 5,765 7,688 9,610 23,063
Books 500 500 500 1,500
Personal Expenses 1,295 1,727 2,160 5,182
Transportation 363 484 605 1,452
Total Indirect Costs 7,923 10,399 12,875 31,197

TOTAL COST

37,300 40,486 43,704 121,490

Additional Notes

Tuition and fees are estimates as of 6/21/2018 and will be updated when the Board of Trustees approves tuition and fees for 2018-19.

International students must pay a $90 per semester International Students Fee 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. Figures above do not include relocating to New York, if applicable. Tuition and fees 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.