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.
TUITION AND FEES
$58,032 flat rate for 0-23 points per term
For more than 23 points, flat rate is charged, plus the per-point rate
(if applicable) Program Fee, First Term of Enrollment
All MBA students shall be charged a Program Fee of $850 during their first term of enrollment in the MBA program (Originally $290, the fee has been reduced to reflect unique campus operations for Fall 2020.). This fee is charged by Student Financial Services and includes student activities, computer networking, and orientation costs.
|$850 first term of enrollment only|
University Services and Support Fee, Morningside Campus (formerly Facilities Fee)
All students registered on the Morningside Campus shall be charged a University Services and Support Fee. Each program calculates the amount of the fee differently, depending on the student’s status. This fee combines the Recreational Facilities Fee (Spring Term only for Academic Year 20-21), Information Technology Fee (all students charged, including part-time), the Lerner Fee (On-Campus students only), and the Cross-Cutting Multi-School Activities Fee.
This fee shall be charged per term as follows:
Students registered in all other full-time Programs: $261 Fall*/$261 Spring
Students registered in all other part-time Programs: $132 Fall*/$132 Spring
*(Fall fee originally $277 for full-time and $148 for part-time students, the fee has been reduced to reflect unique campus operations for Fall 2020. This is a lower amount than planned to reflect the reduced availability of certain services and support, including athletics facilities and Lerner.)
(If applicable) Health and Related Services Fee
Students newly admitted who are registered for 12 or more points shall be charged $300. Students in Global Asia, Global Americas & Europe and EMBA-NY shall not be automatically enrolled in the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan. Students in these categories may elect enrollment in the Student Health Insurance Plan & Columbia Health by enrolling online at the designated website by the applicable deadline.
Students continuing in Summer Sessions who were charged in the previous Spring Term shall not be charged a fee for Summer 2020.
For more information about the Columbia Health Insurance Plan, including eligiblity, services, and requesting waivers from insurance, visit Columbia Health.
(If applicable) Health Insurance
Fall Term: $1,400
Spring/Summer Term: $2,276
Academic Year: $3,676
Visit Columbia Health for information about health insurance premium rates.
(If applicable) Housing
Visit University Apartment Housing for information about GS and graduate student housing availability and 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) 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 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
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 $110 each term.
$110 per term
(If applicable) Withdrawal Fee