Dates & Prices

All programs require a $150 non-refundable application fee for the online application. Full-time programs also require a $350 non-refundable tuition deposit. 

All prices are subject to approval by the trustees of Columbia University.

Fall 2018 Intensive Program (full term)

All dates and prices subject to change and approval of the Columbia Board of Trustees.
For a full explanation of Activity Fee, Instructional Support Fee, ALP Student Services Fee, and Technology Fee, see below.

Application Deadline August 5*
* AFTER AUGUST 5: If you are a transfer student interested in the Fall Intensive program, please email alp@columbia.edu
Course Dates September 4 – December 7
Mandatory Orientation & Registration September 4
Tuition $11,064
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $60
Technology Fee $35
Health Services Fee* $561
Medical Insurance* $1,139
Housing** $4,949
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $8,626
Total*** $21,755

* Rates are subject to change. Health Insurance: All ALP students studying for eight weeks or more are required to have Columbia Medical Insurance and pay the Columbia Health and Related Services Fee. This includes: Fall and spring intensive; Summer A+B, B+C, A+C, A+B+C, Advanced Academic Preparation, and part-time classes. Students studying fewer than 8 weeks do not need to have Columbia Medical Insurance or pay the Columbia Health Fee. This includes: Winter Institute, Summer A only, B only or C only, EPP courses. It is not possible to waive (= not pay) the insurance charge and health fee. Fall 2018 Health Insurance cost starting at $1,222. Fall 2018 Health & Related Services Fee: $561. Visit Columbia Health for details
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Fall program.

Academic Writing for International Students (part-time)

Application Deadline August 5*
*There may still be space available after this date. Email alp@columbia.edu if you are interested in applying.
Class Days & Hours Mon/Tues/Thurs 9:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Course Dates September 4 – December 10
OR
Class Days & Hours Mon/Wed/Thurs 6:10 p.m. – 8:25 p.m.
Course Dates September 5 – December 10
Tuition $5,532
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $45
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks* $60

* Estimated amount
This course is only offered to ALP levels 7 through 9
Read course description here

Listening & Speaking for International Students (part-time)

Application Deadline August 5*
*There may still be space available after this date. Email alp@columbia.edu if you are interested in applying
Class Days & Hours Wed/Fri 9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Course Dates September 5 – December 7
OR
Class Days & Hours Mon/Wed 6:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course Dates September 5 – December 10
Tuition $2,766
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks* $60

* Estimated amount
This course is only offered to ALP levels 6 through 9
Read course description here

Pronunciation (part-time)

Application Deadline August 5*
*There may still be space available after this date. Email alp@columbia.edu if you are interested in applying
Class Days & Hours Tues/Thurs 6:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course Dates September 4 – December 6
Tuition $2,766
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks* $60

* Estimated amount
This course is only offered to ALP levels 6 through 10
Read course description here

Advanced Academic Writing for General Studies Students (Z1007)

Application Deadline August 5
Class Days & Hours Tues/Thurs 9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Course Dates September 4 – December 7
OR
Class Days & Hours Mon/Wed 6:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course Dates September 5 – December 10
Tuition GS Rate
Instructional Support Fee $30
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks $80
NOTE

The tuition and fees quoted are for ALP registrants only. Those students registering through other divisions of Columbia will pay at the per-point rate of their home schools.

Living expenses are omitted from non-residential programs.

The SPS Activity fee is a once per term $50 charge for ALP registrants only. It covers School of Professional Studies expenses relating to orientation, handbooks and events.
The Instructional Support fee is a course-related charge: $30 (3-point part-time); $45 (6-point part-time); $90 (full-time); $150 (Winter). It covers extra class materials and expenses such as playbooks, novels, newspapers, photocopying, theater tickets, museum or event entry.
The ALP Student Services fee is a once per term $60 charge. It applies to full-time ALP registrants only. It covers internal I-20 processing fees and other SEVIS transactions.
The Technology Fee is a once per term $35 SPS-related charge. It covers SPS technology expenses, including access to online course management software, Canvas, and tools used to develop online course content.

Spring 2019

Application Deadline December 9
Course Dates January 22 – May 3
Mandatory Orientation & Registration January 22
Tuition $11,064
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $60
Technology Fee $35
Health Services Fee* $561
Medical Insurance* $1,852
Housing** $4,935
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $9,290
Total*** $23,117

* Rates are subject to change. Health Insurance: All ALP students studying for eight weeks or more are required to have Columbia Medical Insurance and pay the Columbia Health and Related Services Fee. This includes: Fall and spring intensive; Summer A+B, B+C, A+C, A+B+C, Advanced Academic Preparation, and part-time classes. Students studying fewer than 8 weeks do not need to have Columbia Medical Insurance or pay the Columbia Health Fee. This includes: Winter Institute, Summer A only, B only or C only, EPP courses. It is not possible to waive (= not pay) the insurance charge and health fee. Spring 2019 Health Insurance cost starting at $1,222. Spring 2019 Health & Related Services Fee: $561. Visit Columbia Health for details.
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Spring program.
For a full explanation of Activity Fee, Instructional Support Fee, ALP Student Services Fee, and Technology Fee, see below.

Academic Writing for International Students (part-time)

Class Days & Hours Mon/Tues/Thurs 9:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Course Dates January 22 – May 6
OR
Class Days & Hours Mon/Wed/Thurs 6:10 p.m. – 8:25 p.m.
Course Dates January 23 – May 6
Tuition $5,532
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $45
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks* $60
Health Insurance & Fee** $1,680

* Estimated amount
** Health Insurance: All ALP students studying for eight weeks or more are required to have Columbia Medical Insurance and pay the Columbia Health and Related Services Fee. 
This course is only offered to ALP levels 7 through 9
Read course description here

Listening & Speaking for International Students

Class Days & Hours Wed/Fri 9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Course Dates January 23 – May 3
OR
Class Days & Hours Mon/Wed 6:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course Dates January 23 – May 6
Tuition $2,766
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks* $60
Health Insurance & Fee** $1,680

* Estimated amount
** Health Insurance: All ALP students studying for eight weeks or more are required to have Columbia Medical Insurance and pay the Columbia Health and Related Services Fee.
This course is only offered to ALP levels 6 through 9
Read course description here

Pronunciation

Class Days & Hours Tues/Thurs 6:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course Dates January 22 – May 2
Tuition $2,766
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks* $60
Health Insurance & Fee** $1,680

* Estimated amount
** Health Insurance: All ALP students studying for eight weeks or more are required to have Columbia Medical Insurance and pay the Columbia Health and Related Services Fee.
This course is only offered to ALP levels 6 through 10
Read course description here

Advanced Academic Writing for General Studies Students (Z1007)

Class Days & Hours Tues/Thurs 9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Course Dates January 22 – May 2
OR
Class Days & Hours Mon/Wed 6:10 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course Dates January 23 – May 6
Tuition GS Rate
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks $80
NOTE

The tuition and fees quoted are for ALP registrants only. Those students registering through other divisions of Columbia will pay at the per-point rate of their home schools.

Living expenses are omitted from non-residential programs.

The SPS Activity fee is a once per term $50 charge for ALP registrants only. It covers School of Professional Studies expenses relating to orientation, handbooks and events.
The Instructional Support fee is a course-related charge: $30 (3-point part-time); $45 (6-point part-time); $90 (full-time); $150 (Winter). It covers extra class materials and expenses such as playbooks, novels, newspapers, photocopying, theater tickets, museum or event entry.
The ALP Student Services fee is a once per term $60 charge. It applies to full-time ALP registrants only. It covers internal I-20 processing fees and other SEVIS transactions.
The Technology Fee is a once per term $35 SPS-related charge. It covers SPS technology expenses, including access to online course management software, Canvas, and tools used to develop online course content.

Intensive Program (Summer A)

For a full explanation of Activity Fee, Instructional Support Fee, ALP Student Services Fee, and Technology Fee, see below.

Application Deadline April 22
Course Dates May 21 – June 15
Tuition $3,688
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing** Starting at $1,372
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $2,654
Total*** $6,627

Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Summer A.

Intensive Program (Summer B)

Application Deadline May 20
Course Dates June 18 – July 13
Tuition $3,688
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing** Starting at $1,372
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $2,654
Total*** $6,627

* Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
**Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Summer B.

Intensive Program (Summer C)

Application Deadline June 17
Course Dates July 16 – August 10
Tuition $3,688
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $30
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing** Starting at $1,372
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $2,654
Total*** $6,627

Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
**Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Summer C.

Intensive Program (Summer A & B & C)

Application Deadline April 22
Course Dates May 21 – August 10
Tuition $11,064
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $60
Technology Fee $35
Health Services Fee* $270
Medical Insurance* Starting at $758
Housing** Starting at $4,116
Textbooks $150
Living Expenses** $7,962
Total*** $20,439

* Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Summer A+B+C.

Summer Sessions Note: Students can study for one session (A, or B, or C), two sessions (A+B, or B+C), or all three sessions (A+B+C). In each session (A, B, C) students will study different material and topics, and will usually have different instructors. Students will not repeat material in each session. Students who choose A+B+C will be in classes with students studying one session (A, or B, or C), or two sessions (A+B, B+C). A+B+C is not a separate course. 

Advanced Academic Preparation

Application Deadline May 20
Course Dates June 18 – August 10
Tuition $7,376
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $60
ALP Students Services Fee $40
Technology Fee $35
Health Services Fee* $270
Medical Insurance* Starting at $758
Housing** Starting at $2,744
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $5,308
Total*** $14,047

Note: Arrival in NYC required on June 15 for testing.
* Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
**Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. AAP students who want ALP housing can apply for shared rooms at Carlton Arms, or for single or shared rooms through Columbia University Housing on the ALP website. Note: Please choose sessions "B and C" on the housing application (June 19 – August 11). 
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for Advanced Academic Preparation.

English for Professional Purposes: Business

Application Deadline June 24
Course Dates July 23 – August 10
Tuition $4,610
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $60
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing** $1,288
Textbooks $150
Living Expenses** $2,654
Total*** $7,579

* Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is the actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. ALP does not provide Housing for EPP: Business students. This information is given for financial planning purposes.
***Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for EPP: Business.

English for Professional Purposes: Strategic Communication

Application Deadline June 10
Course Dates July 9 – August 17
Tuition $5,532
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing*** $1,932
Textbooks*** $150
Living Expenses*** $3,982
Total**** $9,859

* Arrival in NYC required on July 15 for registration.
** Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
*** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. ALP does not provide Housing for EPP: Law students. This information is given for financial planning purposes. EPP: Law students who want Columbia Housing during the EPP: Law course should coordinate with their home school and the Housing office for early check-in.
**** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for EPP: Law.
Open to incoming Columbia University Law School students only.

Advanced Academic English for Graduate Students

Application Deadline June 10
Course Dates July 9 – August 17
Tuition $5,532
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing*** $1,932
Textbooks*** $150
Living Expenses*** $3,982
Total**** $9,859

** Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
*** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. ALP does not provide Housing for EPP: Law students. This information is given for financial planning purposes. EPP: Law students who want Columbia Housing during the EPP: Law course should coordinate with their home school and the Housing office for early check-in.
**** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for EPP: Law.
Open to incoming Columbia University Law School students only.

English for Professional Purposes: Law

Application Deadline June 17
Course Dates July 16 – August 10*
Tuition $4,812
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing*** $1,288
Textbooks*** $150
Living Expenses*** $2,654
Total**** $7,811

* Arrival in NYC required on July 13 for registration.
** Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
*** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. ALP does not provide Housing for EPP: Law students. This information is given for financial planning purposes. EPP: Law students who want Columbia Housing during the EPP: Law course should coordinate with their home school and the Housing office for early check-in.
**** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for EPP: Law.
Open to incoming Columbia University Law School students only.

English for Professional Purposes: International and Public Affairs (SIPA)

Application Deadline June 24
Course Dates July 23 – August 17
Tuition $4,812
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing** $1,288
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $2,654
Total*** $7,811

Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. ALP does not provide Housing for EPP: SIPA students. This information is given for financial planning purposes. EPP: SIPA students who want Columbia Housing during the EPP: SIPA course should coordinate with their home school and the Housing office for early check-in.
*** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for EPP: SIPA.
Open to incoming Columbia University SIPA students only.

English for Professional Purposes: Social Work

Application Deadline June 3
Course Dates July 2 – August 10
Tuition $7,218
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $90
ALP Students Services Fee $20
Technology Fee $35
Housing** $1,932
Textbooks** $150
Living Expenses** $3,982
Total*** $11,545

Health Insurance: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP (= Fall, Spring, Summer A+B+C, Summer A+B, Summer B+C, Advanced Academic Prep) MUST buy University health insurance. It is only possible to waive (= not buy) the insurance if you have an equal plan from a U.S. health insurance company. Visit Columbia Health for details and prices. Health and Related Services Fee: International students (non-US citizens /non-permanent residents) studying 8 weeks or more in the ALP MUST pay the Health and Related Services Fee. Students studying less than 8-weeks at the ALP do not have to pay the Health Services Fee (= Summer A, B, C, EPP, Winter Institute).
** Textbook and living expenses are estimates. Living expenses include food, transportation, incidental expenses, and Housing. Housing cost shown is actual cost for students in Columbia University Housing. ALP does not provide Housing for EPP: Social Work students. This information is given for financial planning purposes. EPP: Social Work students who want Columbia Housing during the EPP: Social Work course should coordinate with their home school and the Housing office for early check-in.
** Total required amount on the financial document for I-20 for the EPP: Social Work course.
Open to incoming Columbia University School of Social Work students only.

NOTE

The tuition and fees quoted are for ALP registrants only. Those students registering through other divisions of Columbia will pay at the per-point rate of their home schools.

Living expenses are omitted from non-residential programs.

The SPS Activity fee is a once per term $50 charge for ALP registrants only. It covers School of Professional Studies expenses relating to orientation, handbooks and events.
The Instructional Support fee is a course-related charge: $30 (3-point part-time); $45 (6-point part-time); $90 (full-time); $150 (Winter). It covers extra class materials and expenses such as playbooks, novels, newspapers, photocopying, theater tickets, museum or event entry.
The ALP Student Services fee is a once per term $60 charge. It applies to full-time ALP registrants only. It covers internal I-20 processing fees and other SEVIS transactions.
The Technology Fee is a once per term $35 SPS-related charge. It covers SPS technology expenses, including access to online course management software, Canvas, and tools used to develop online course content.

Please note: Sessions A and B and C meet for 18 hours per week.

Winter 2019 Winter Institute

All dates and prices subject to change and approval of the Columbia Board of Trustees.
For a full explanation of Activity Fee, Instructional Support Fee, ALP Student Services Fee, and Technology Fee, see below.

Application Deadline December 9
Course Dates January 7 – 18
Mandatory Orientation & Registration January 7
Tuition $2,766
Activity Fee $50
Instructional Support Fee $150
ALP Students Services Fee $60
Technology Fee $35
Textbooks $150
Total $3,211

The SPS Activity fee is a once per term $50 charge for ALP registrants only. It covers School of Professional Studies expenses relating to orientation, handbooks and events.
The Instructional Support fee is a course-related charge: $30 (3-point part-time); $45 (6-point part-time); $90 (full-time); $150 (Winter). It covers extra class materials and expenses such as playbooks, novels, newspapers, photocopying, theater tickets, museum or event entry.
The ALP Student Services fee is a once per term $60 charge. It applies to full-time ALP registrants only.
The Technology Fee is a once per term $35 SPS-related charge. It covers SPS technology expenses, including access to online course management software, Canvas, and tools used to develop online course content.
Textbook cost is an estimate.