What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Prepare financially for your degree. Compare Columbia University in the City of New York's fees and tuition to American colleges. Check for tuition trends and increases to find out whether you have to allocate more funds for the next 4-6 years of paying for college.
Fees & Tuition Contrast
The subsequent table outlines how Columbia measures up to other schools nationally, regionally and by state.
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How Much Will Tuition & Fees Be for Columbia?
In the 2016 - 2017 school year, regular undergrads at Columbia were charged $49,973, prior to modifications for financial need. From this total, the cost of tuition was $47,442. $2,531 was the cost of fees.
Unlike public colleges, Columbia does not offer a tuition discount to in-state students.
Tuition and fees cover the costs of attendance for one academic year, but don't include room and board, which will be an additional cost you will get if you decide to stay on campus. Yet, a lot of students end up having to pay less than full tuition after getting financial aid along with other discounts.
The subsequent table outlines the costs explained above for the 2016 - 2017 academic year.
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Are Tuition and Fees Going Up or Down?
There has been a rise of 3.9% in Columbia University in the City of New York fees and tuition for out-of-state students in the past 5 years. Tuition increased by 3.9% and fees increased by 3.0%. This year, undergraduates should expect to pay $51,927 if the growth keeps up.
Due to price increases, the full cost of a four-year degree will be $220,210, and the full cost of a two-year degree would be $105,884, which doesn't include additional expenses such as books, transportation, and room and board.
Look at this next chart to see how Columbia fees and tuition might grow in the future.
At many schools you'll end up paying more for your last year of college than you will in your first. This is because of yearly price increases. It's good to keep yourself updated!
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