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Tuition

Tuition and fees are subject to Board of Trustees approval and may change.

Tuition Per Point (Credit)

Summer 2024: $2,474

Tuition Calculation Examples

Columbia Degree Undergraduate Students

Student enrolled in 6 points (typically equivalent to 2 courses)

6 points
× $2,474 per point
= $14,844

Special Course-Specific Rates

Arabic Language Courses: $6,306 per course

Hindi-Urdu Language Courses: $4,204 per course

Russian Language Courses: $6,306 per course

Payment Dates & Procedures

Billing

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.

Payment Instructions

For payment instructions and to authorize a parent to pay your bill, see Student Financial Services.

Important Billing and Payment Dates

Please visit Student Financial Services' Billing Schedule for the most up-to-date dates.

Bill sent to your Columbia email on Payment due by
June 10, 2024

July 4, 2024

July 8, 2024

August 8, 2024

2024 Required Fees

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.

Required Fees Amount
Application Fee

$80

Student Activities Fee

$250 per term 

*Visiting-High School: $65 per term

Technology Fee

$35 per term

University Services and Support Fee*

Full-time Students
(12 credits or more): $553 per term

Part-time Students
(fewer than 12 credits): $414 per term

Document Fee

For all new Students
$105

International Services Charge**

$150 per term
Required of all international students

Health and Related Services Fee***

Required of all students

Full-Time Students
(12 credits or more): $490

Half-Time Students
(6–11.99 credits): $245

Part-Time Students
(1–5.99 credits): $147

2024 Additional Fees

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.

Additional Fees Amount
Withdrawal Fee

$75
View details on Withdrawal and Tuition Refund

Late Registration Fee

During late registration period: $50
After late registration period: $100

* University Services and Support Fee: All students registered on the Morningside Campus shall be charged a University Services and Support Fee, calculated based on the student’s registration. Full-time students are those registered for 12 or more points in the term. This fee is not assessed to American Language Program students or School of Professional Studies Summer Program for High School students. This fee combines the Recreational Facilities Fee and Lerner Fee, Information Technology Fee (all students charged, including part-time), and the Cross-Cutting Multi-School Activities Fee. This fee is subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.

** International Services Fee: This fee is mandatory for all international students. 

*** Health Service Fee: Required of all students. Includes services provided on campus as well as integrated off-campus services. See health.columbia.edu for details. Students who pay the Health Service Fee in Spring are not required to pay the Health Service Fee in Summer. The Summer Trimester Fee applies to new Summer Trimester students only.

Contacts

Regarding Billing, Payments or Refunds

Student Service Center
210 Kent Hall
1140 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code 9202
New York, NY 10027

212-854-4400
ssc [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu
ssc.columbia.edu


Regarding Registration Cancellation or Collections from Prior Summer Terms

Summer Sessions Office
summersession [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu


Regarding Financial Aid

Student Financial Planning for Professional Studies
210 Kent Hall
1140 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code 9202 New York, NY 10027

212-854-7040
sfp [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu
sfs.columbia.edu/sfp-sps