Independent Study Physical Therapy Course

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Independent Study Physical Therapy Course
2017 - 2018
Tuition Per Point: 

Here are the centrally administered charges that may appear in the student's monthly billing statement. We encourage students to consult with their school's financial aid office to understand what other costs may make up their total cost of attendance, such as books and supplies; room and board; personal expenses, etc.







$500 per point

(If applicable) CUMC Health and Related Service Fee (8/15/17 - 8/14/18)

All full-time students registered at Columbia University Medical Center Campus (CUMC) shall be charged the CUMC Health and Related Service Fee.

In addition, some students may also be enrolled in the Gold level of the Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan. For more information about insurance eligibility, services, options for half-time or part-time students, and requesting waivers from insurance, visit Columbia Health.

$1,356 Annual

$678 per term

Program Fee

All students in the Physical Therapy Program shall be charged per term a non-refundable Program Fee of $2,500.00 for instructional materials and other administrative costs.

$2,500 per term

P&S IT Fee

A P&S IT Fee of $144.00 per year shall be charged to all students. This is distinct from the CUMC Fee that offsets the cost of the Microsoft Exchange license.

$144 per year 

Technology Fee, Medical Center

$195 per term

(If applicable) Housing

Students who are a Columbia Housing resident may visit the Medical Center’s Office for Housing Services for information about rates.


(If applicable) Document Fee

All students registered in the University shall be charged a one-time $105.00 Document Fee that entitles students to e-transcripts, enrollment and degree certifications, and the mailing of the original diploma.

$105 one time

(If applicable) Foreign Check Fee

All students shall be charged a foreign check fee of $50.00 to cover additional processing costs on all payments made to the University in the form of a check, draft or money order in foreign currency or drawn on a foreign bank.


(If applicable) Returned Check Fee

All students shall be charged a $20.00 returned check fee for any check that is not honored by the bank.


(If applicable) Late Payment Charge

All students shall be subject to a one-time late payment charge of $150.00 if the total amount due for the term is not paid on or before the due date, or if increased charges resulting from subsequent changes to a student’s program are not paid at the time of the change.  In addition, a charge of 1.5 percent per billing cycle will be imposed on any amount past due.

$150 one time

(If applicable) Late Registration Fees
$50 during late registration

$100 after late registration

(If applicable) Collection Fee

Students with a past due student account balance may be charged a collection fee if the account is referred to in-house staff to collect any amount past due, or an additional amount, equal to the cost of collection, if an external collection agency or attorney is used.


(If applicable) International Services Charge

International Services Charge (ISC): All students holding a non-resident visa will be charged an International Services Charge of $70.00 each term. This fee supports the University’s services to international students. The fee is not charged to students in the American Language Program or to students registered through the Office of Global Programs.

$70 per term

(If applicable) Withdrawal Fee



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