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Paying for Columbia University

Undergraduate$60,578
Graduate$49,968
Books & Supplies$1,294
On-Campus Living Costs $16,670
Off-Campus Living Costs $23,175

Columbia University 2020 Tuition & Fees and COA

For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Columbia University in the City of New York is $60,578. The graduate school tuition & fees is $49,968. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $16,670 when a student lives on campus and $23,175 when a student lives off campus.
The total costs of attendance (COA) of Columbia University is $78,542 when a student lives on campus and $85,047 when living off campus for academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. Next table and charts illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2019-2020 COA - Columbia University in the City of New York
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$78,542$85,047
Tuition & Fees$60,578
Books & Supplies$1,294
Room & Board$14,490$17,955
Other Expenses$2,180$5,220
Average Financial Aid$41,752
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$36,790$43,295
[Chart] 2020 Cost of Attendance at Columbia University in the City of New York

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees are $60,578. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 13.39% compared to academic year 2018-2019.
2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Columbia University in the City of New York
201720182019 2020
Tuition & Fees$55,056 $51,640 $53,425 $60,578
[Chart]Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate tuition & fees are $49,968. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 3.26% compared to academic year 2018-2019.
2020 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Columbia University in the City of New York
201720182019 2020
Tuition & Fees$45,554 $46,956 $48,390 $49,968
[Chart] Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $1,896 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $1,880. The tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.06% compared to academic year 2018-2019.
2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour
Columbia University in the City of New York
201720182019 2020
Undergraduate$1,692 $1,756$1,822$1,896
Graduate$1,622 $1,704$1,790$1,880
[Chart] Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,294. Next table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Columbia University in the City of New York.
2020 Books & Supplies Costs
Columbia University in the City of New York
201720182019 2020
Books & Supplies $1,400 $1,400 $1,270 $1,294
[Chart] Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs for living costs at Columbia University in the City of New York is $16,670 when living on campus and $23,175 when living off campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.18% compared to academic year 2018-2019. The off-campus living costs are increased by 1.78% compared to academic year 2018-2019.
Living Costs
Columbia University in the City of New York
201720182019 2020
On-CampusRoom & Board $13,244$13,644$13,244$14,490
Other Expenses $2,085$1,947$2,085$2,180
Off-CampusRoom & Board $17,010$17,370$17,010$17,955
Other Expenses $4,860$4,995$4,860$5,220
[Chart] Columbia University in the City of New York 2020 Room & Boards and other Living Costs