Tuition & Financing
For Spring 2018, tuition is $2,018 per point. Tuition is calculated based on the total number of points registered for in a given semester. Full-time students are registered for 12 or more points in a given semester. All dollars are $USD.
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
$300 per term
University Facilities Fee*
|Full-time students (Fall & Spring)||$498 per term|
|Full-time students (Summer 2018)||$431 flat rate|
|Part-time students (Fall & Spring)||$280 per term|
|Part-time students (Summer 2018)||$220 flat rate|
$105 one-time fee for all new students
Late Registration Fees
$50 during late registration period $100 after late registration period
International Services Charge
Required of all international students. $50 per term
Required of any student who drops all courses for which he or she has registered. $75 per term
Health Service Fee**
$510 per term (Fall & Spring) $230 (Summer)
Online Course Technology Fee
Required of all students for each online course. $85 per course
Expanded Columbia University Information Technology (CUIT) Account Fee (optional)
Entitles students to extended CUIT computer lab privileges. $35 per term
Student Medical Insurance
All full-time students must provide proof of insurance or enroll in one of the University plans. This fee is optional for part-time students. See www.health.columbia.edu for details and rates.
Tuition and fees are subject to the Columbia University Board of Trustees approval and may change.
* 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 over a 16-week term. This fee is subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.
**Health Service Fee – Required of all full-time students; optional for part-time students. Includes clinical services provided on campus as well as integrated off-campus services. See www.health.columbia.edu for details.
In order to secure a place in the program, admitted students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $500 to the university by the deadline stated in the acceptance letter. The deposit is credited toward the student’s tuition upon matriculation and is nonrefundable. Under no circumstances can the acceptance deposit be waived. Students who fail to remit their deposit by the deadline forfeit their place in the entering class. Students who make deposits but do not enroll on the agreed date lose their deposits.
Financial Resources available to students include the following: