Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Total

Direct Costs

Tuition 28,910 28,910 28,910 86,730
Medical Insurance (may be waived by domestic students) 1,059 1,596 2,593 5,248
Health Service Fee 450 654 654 1,758
SIPA IT/AV Fee 250 250 250 750
University Services and Support Fee 482 565 565 1,612
Student Activity Fee  60 60 60 180
Document Fee 105 0 0 105
Total Direct Costs (charged by Columbia University) 31,316 32,035 33,032 96,383


ESTIMATED Indirect Costs

   
Room/Board 6,399 8,534 10,950 25,883
Books 500 500 500 1,500
Personal Expenses 1,439 1,882 2,352 5,673
Transportation 381 508 635 1,524
Total Estimated Indirect Costs 8,719 11,424 14,437 34,580


TOTAL ESTIMATED COST

40,035 43,459 47,469 130,963

Additional Notes

  • All students in their first semester of enrollment at Columbia University are charged a $105 Document Fee (formerly known as Transcript Fee).
  • International students must pay:
    • medical insurance
    • $135 per semester International Students Fee
    • $106 I-20 fee only during their first semester of enrollment

 

  • Total Estimated 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. All tuition and fees assume full-time attendance; your costs may vary if you do not enroll full-time.  Additional tuition charges for enrollment in excess of 19 credits in a semester are $2,410 per credit.  For information on billing and payments, please visit the University's Student Financial Services website.
    • Indirect costs are not billed by Columbia and reflect estimated living and miscellaneous expenses incurred by students for the academic year; yours may vary.     
    • Figures above do not include the costs of relocating to New York, if applicable.