The number of points a course is worth is listed next to the course title on the course listing pages. Many of our courses are worth 3 points each, although the precise point total varies.
Residential Tuition, Housing, & Meals
$14,500 for 6 points
Students exceeding 6 points will be charged $1,756 per additional point
Includes course tuition, supervision, extracurricular programming, housing, and three meals per day, Monday through Friday. Students are expected to cover expenses such as weekend meals, personal items, and transportation and admissions fees for optional activities around the city. We recommend that participants have access to a minimum of $1,500.
Please note, housing is only available during Session Q. Students must be enrolled in a total of 6 points to be considered eligible for residential status.
$6,360 for 3 points
Students exceeding 3 points will be charged $1,756 per additional point
This listing is intended to summarize possible charges that could be incurred against a student's account. Certain charges depend upon specific circumstances, as noted. Fees that are not billed to the student account, such as course fees or placement test fees, may be required but are not listed here.
|Student Activities Fee||$30.00 per term|
|Technology Fee||$35.00 per term|
University Facilities Fee*
$463.00 per term
$233.00 per term
One-time fee for all new students
International Services Charge
Required of all international students
|$70.00 per term|
|Health Service Fee
Grants access to Urgent Care at the University’s Health Service facility during hours of operation. Fees for medicine and tests, if needed, are not included. The health service fee is not health insurance; all students are expected to have insurance coverage.
|$190.00 for 6 weeks
$246.00 for 12 weeks
Required of any student who drops all courses for which he or she has registered.
|Language Resource Center Fee||$15.00 per foreign language course|
Late Registration Fees
During late registration period
After late registration period
$50.00 per term
$100.00 per term
Expanded CUIT Account Fee (optional)
Entitles students to extended CUIT computer lab privileges.
|$35.00 per term|
Deposit & Balance Due
In order to secure a place in the program, a $500.00 nonrefundable deposit, credited toward tuition, is due upon notification of acceptance to the program. A bill for the balance due will be issued to the student's Columbia University email address.
Financial aid funding is not available for this program for summer 2018. Students are advised to check with their guidance counselors for information on securing financial assistance from outside sources.
* University Facilities Fee – Students are required to pay a University Facilities Fee depending on their registration. Full-time students are those registered for 12 or more points over a 12-week term. This fee is subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.
Tuition and fees are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees and may change.