|Fall 2019||Spring 2020||Total|
|Health Service Fee||584||584||1,168|
|SIPA Computer Lab Fee||180||180||360|
|University Facilities Fee||513||513||1,026|
|Student Activity Fee||60||60||120|
|Total Direct Costs||31,379||32,204||63,583|
|Total Indirect Costs||10,641||13,177||23,818|
The figures above for Direct Costs are accurate as of June 13, 2019.
International students must pay a $100 per semester International Students Fee as well as an additional $100 I-20 fee during their first semester of enrollment.
A $105 Document Fee (formerly known as Transcript Fee) will be charged during all students' first semester of enrollment at Columbia University.
New students in the MPA-DP program are charged an additional $1,000 in their first term of enrollment, which contributes to the cost of the 12 week summer professional field placement, one week Getting Started Program, and 3 day MPA-DP retreat.
The total 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. Indirect costs are not billed by Columbia and reflect estimated living and miscellaneous expenses incurred by students for the 9-month academic year (September through May only); yours may vary. Figures above do not include the costs of relocating to New York, if applicable. All tuition and fees assume full-time attendance; your costs may vary if you do not enroll full-time, and there are additional charges for enrollment in excess of 18 credits in a semester. For information on billing and payments, please visit the University's Student Financial Services website.