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Selected Colleges Comparison

Total CostsUndergraduateGraduateLiving Costs

Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between selected colleges. The average COA is $80,209 when living on campus and $86,651 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Columbia University in the City of New York$62,466 $1,342 $17,712 $26,010
Stanford University$56,169 $1,305 $21,424 -
Average$59,318$1,324$19,568$26,010

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between selected colleges. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $59,318 for all students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of selected colleges are increased by 1.66% compared to the previous year.
Among the selected colleges, Columbia University in the City of New York requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $59,450 and Stanford University has the lowest tuition & fees of $55,473 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Columbia University in the City of New York$60,532$62,466
Stanford University$56,169$56,169
Average$58,351$59,318

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between selected colleges. The average graduate tuition & fees is $53,968 for all students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of selected colleges are increased by 1.63% compared to the previous year.
Among the selected colleges, Stanford University requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $54,315 and Columbia University in the City of New York has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $50,496.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Columbia University in the City of New York$51,194$52,924
Stanford University$55,011$55,011
Average$53,103$53,968

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between selected colleges. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of selected colleges is $19,568 when a student lives on campus and $26,010 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
Columbia University in the City of New York $15,450$2,262 $20,565$5,445$3,195
Stanford University $17,860$3,564 ---
Average$16,655 $2,913$20,565 $5,445$3,195