Current Columbia Students
Tuition and fees are subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.
Columbia Degree Students*
|$1,756.00 per point|
Continuing Columbia Postbaccalaureate Studies and Certification Students*
|$1,992.00 per point|
Tuition Calculation Examples
|Columbia Degree Students||Student enrolled in 6 points (typically equivalent to 2 courses)||6 points
x $1,756.00 per point
|Continuing Columbia Postbaccalaureate Studies and Certification Students||Student enrolled in 6 points (typically equivalent to 2 courses)||6 points
x $1,992.00 per point
Special Course-Specific Rates
|FILM S0431, S3040. Television Writing Intensive (non-credit)**||$7,914.00 per course|
|Arabic Language Courses||$5,268.00 per course|
|Russian Language Courses||$4,742.00 per course|
* Some graduate and certification programs publish separate tuition rates for their students. Check your program’s website for more information.
** Not available to international students.
View details on tuition payment deadlines and procedures
Columbia University bills students for tuition and fees according to the schedule below. When a statement is generated, an email notification is sent directly to your Columbia email account. You can also access a copy of the bill through Student Services Online (SSOL). The University does not mail paper bills.
After the first statement is generated in June, bills will be generated periodically if you make schedule changes or if you carry an account balance.
For payment instructions and to authorize a parent to pay your bill, see Student Financial Services.
Important Billing and Payment Dates
|Bill sent to your Columbia email on||Payment due by|
|May 28, 2018||June 14, 2018|
|June 18, 2018||July 12, 2018|
|July 16, 2018||August 9, 2018|
If you have questions regarding billing, payments or refunds please contact:
Student Financial Services
205 Kent Hall
1140 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code 9202
New York, NY 10027
Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
If you have questions regarding registration cancellation or collections from prior summer terms, please contact the Summer Sessions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
This listing is intended to summarize possible charges that could be incurred against a student's account. Certain charges depend upon specific circumstances, as noted. Fees that are not billed to the student account, such as course fees or placement test fees, may be required but are not listed here.
|Student Activities Fee**||$325.00 per term|
|Technology Fee||$35.00 per term|
|University Facilities Fee***
$463.00 per term
$233.00 per term
For all new students
|International Services Charge
Required of all international students
|$90.00 per term|
View details on Withdrawal and Tuition Refund
|Late Registration Fee
During late registration period
After late registration period
* The application fee for the Certifications in UN Studies, Critical Issues for International Relations, and Human Rights is $80.
** Student Activities Fee – Some graduate and certificate programs publish separate student activities fees for their students. Check your program's website for more information.
*** University Facilities Fee — Students are required to pay a University Facilities Fee depending on their registration. Full-time students are those registered for 12 or more points in all summer sessions. This fee is not assessed to undergraduate students who are charged the Student Life Fee, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences students who are registered for Matriculation and Facilities, American Language Program students, School of Professional Studies Summer Program for High School Students, or students in a course of study away from the University, where applicable. The enrolled students fee applies to individuals enrolled in a Master's program at the School of Professional Studies, the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science. This fee is subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.
Students who were enrolled in the Health Service Program during the spring term are automatically covered through the last day of summer sessions. All other students may elect to pay the Health Services Fee for summer coverage. For more information about the Health Service Program, please visit www.health.columbia.edu.
Graduate students in Ph.D. or M.A. programs at Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences who wish to take summer classes should review the GSAS Summer Session Student Guide for registration and tuition details.
GSAS students with questions about summer Residence Unit credit should email email@example.com.