Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
604 of the 8,100 undergrads at Columbia University in the City of New York take classes part-time.
The per-credit-hour charge for part-time undergraduate students at Columbia University in the City of New York in 2015 - 2016 was $1,630. Typically, college classes consist of 3 or 4 credits, bringing the cost per class to $4,890 or $6,520.
At many colleges, full-time tuition kicks in at around 12 credit hours. You should compare part-time costs to full-time tuition and confirm with Columbia University in the City of New York how many credit hours they use to differentiate between a full-time and part-time student.
Future Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
With an average annual increase in per-credit charges of 3.8% over the past five years, the per credit cost for the 2016 - 2017 year is expected to be $1,693 and may reach $1,896 per credit by the 2019 - 2020 school year.
Note that Columbia University in the City of New York does not offer any discounts for in-state or in-district students.
In addition to the per credit costs outlined above, colleges typically charge part-time students certain fees, although these fees are usually not as much as those charged to full-time students. We recommend contacting Columbia University in the City of New York directly for more information about these costs.