Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total

Direct Costs

Tuition 28,133 28,133 28,133 84,399
Medical Insurance (may be waived by domestic students) 1,070 1,483 2,409 4,962
Health Service Fee 420 623 623 1,666
SIPA IT/AV Fee 250 250 250 750
University Services and Support Fee 259 459 543 1,261
Student Activity Fee  60 60 60 180
Document Fee 105 0 0 105
Total Direct Costs (charged by Columbia University) 30,297 31,008 32,018 93,323


ESTIMATED Indirect Costs

   
Room/Board 6,094 8,128 10,429 24,651
Books 500 500 500 1,500
Personal Expenses 1,370 1,826 2,284 5,480
Transportation 381 508 635 1,524
Total Estimated Indirect Costs 8,345 10,962 13,848 33,155


TOTAL ESTIMATED COST

38,642 41,970 45,866 126,478

Additional Notes

  • The figures above for Direct Costs are estimates as of July 6, 2021.
  • 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
    • $120 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 $2,344 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.