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Columbia University in the City of New York Tuition & Cost Guide


Cost to Attend

Sticker Price
$71,785
Costs for Columbia University in the City of New York
Fee Cost
Tuition$52,478
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$2,578
Room and Board $13,244
Other Expenses Budget$2,085

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Columbia University in the City of New York on a full time basis for 2016/2017 is $71,785 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $52,478 for tuition, $13,244 room and board, $1,400 for books and supplies and $2,578 for other fees.

Net Price

Average Net Price '14/'15
$20,838
Net Price by Income Columbia University in the City of New York
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,142
$30,001 to $48,000$5,307
$48,001 to $75,000$9,210
$75,001 to $110,000$17,143
$110,000+$39,050

The average reported annual net price for Columbia University in the City of New York for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $20,838 in 2014/2015.

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Columbia University in the City of New York
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $43,306 47%
Pell Grant $4,368 16%
Federal Student Loan $5,313 12%

The average reported annual net price for Columbia University in the City of New York for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $20,838 in 2014/2015.

Scholarships to Study in the U.S.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Columbia University in the City of New York, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $76,292. The loan balance of $76,292 is a four year multiple of the $19,073 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $797 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $76,292
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $796.58
Total Interest Paid $19,297.06
Sum of All Loan Payments $95,589.06

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$287,140
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
All Residents $71,785 $74,914 $78,179 $81,586

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Columbia University in the City of New York to be $287,140 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Cost Credit Hour and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Columbia University in the City of New York
Price Per Credit 4 Credit Class 3 Credit Class
All Residents $1,692 $5,076 $6,768

Estimated cost for a class at Columbia University in the City of New York based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Columbia University in the City of New York versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Columbia University in the City of New York Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190150 IPEDS survey data for Columbia University in the City of New York.

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