MS, Executive MS, DrPH, PHCTRS

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MS, Executive MS, DrPH, PHCTRS
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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.







$1,882 per point

All full-time students registered in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (including Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy) shall be charged the CUIMC Health and Related Services Fee

Full-time status is defined as 12 or more points, or students certified as full-time by their departments regardless of the number of points (according to the standard applied to all enrolled in a program).

Domestic students with comparable alternative coverage may request a waiver from the default enrollment in the Columbia University Student Insurance plan.

For part-time, domestic students -- except those in the School of Nursing -- enrollment in the Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan is optional. 

Visit the CUIMC Student Health Service website to read more about the due dates, process, waiver criteria, and documentation.

$1,576 annual

$788 per term

(If applicable) Student Activity Fee

Students in the MPH, Executive MPH, MHA, Executive MHA, MS, Executive MS, and DrPH Programs shall be charged a Student Activity Fee of $150 per Fall and Spring terms.

(Students taking courses as non-degree registrations are exempt from the above-mentioned Student Activity fee of $150.)

$150 per term

(If applicable) Program Fee

- Students enrolled in the Executive MPH and Executive MHA programs shall be charged a Program Fee of $1,750 per term.

- Students enrolled in Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) programs shall be charged a one-time Program Fee of $250 in their first term of registration.

- Students in the Part-Time Management MHA program shall be charged a Program Fee of $100 per term for instructional materials and administrative costs.


(If applicable) The Master's Continuous Registration Fee

The DrPH Continuous Registration Fee: $1,882

The Masters Continuous Registration Fee: $500

$1,892 for DrPH

$500 for Masters

Technology Fee, Medical Center$212

(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) 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.


(If applicable) Late Registration Fee

$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

All students holding a non-resident visa, except those students in the American Language Program or students registered through the Office of Global Programs, will be charged an International Services Charge of $120 each term.

$120 per term

(If applicable) Withdrawal Fee






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