Summer 2020- N/A Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Total

Direct Costs

Tuition   29,802 29,802 59,604
Medical Insurance (may be waived by domestic students)   1,400 2,276 3,676
Health Service Fee   610 610 1,220
SIPA IT/AV Fee   180 180 360
University Facilities Fee   531 531 1,062
Student Activity Fee   60 60 120
Document Fee   105 0 105
Total Direct Costs (charged by Columbia University)   32,583 33,459 66,147

ESTIMATED Indirect Costs

   
Room/Board   7,976 10,235 18,211
Books   500 500 1,000
Personal Expenses   1,792 2,241 4,033
Transportation   508 635 1,143
Total Estimated Indirect Costs   10,776 13,611 24,387

TOTAL ESTIMATED COST

  43,359 47,070 90,534

Additional Notes

  • Not all tuition and fees have been approved yet by the Columbia University Board of Trustees. The figures above for Direct Costs are estimates as of June 17, 2020.
  • All students' first semester of enrollment at Columbia University will be charged a $105 Document Fee (formerly known as Transcript Fee).
  • International students must pay:
    • medical insurance
    • $110 per semester International Students Fee
    • $103 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 $2,500 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.