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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 4,869
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 59%
Average Aid Amount $45,881
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 838
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 58%

Financial Aid Information at Columbia University

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 4,869 students (59% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $45,881. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 838 students (58% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Columbia University in the City of New York is $61,671, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 4,869 students (59% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $45,881. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Columbia University in the City of New York for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Columbia University in the City of New York
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid4,86959%$45,881
Pell Grants1,86823%$5,126
Federal Student Loans1,53019%$10,010

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 838 beginning students (58% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 791 students (55% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Columbia University in the City of New York
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid83858%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources77454%$57,642
Federal Grants28020%$6,649
Pell Grants28020%$5,207
Other Federal Grants1057%$3,845
State/Local Grants1027%$4,131
Institutional Grants75953%$55,773
Student Loans1259%$12,141
Federal Student Loans1027%$5,064
Other Student Loans363%$27,807