Summer 2017 Applications Still Open

We're still accepting domestic applications for Sessions 1 and 2, and international applications for Session 2.

Tuition and fees are subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change. The tuition listed is for Summer 2017.


  Individual Courses Certificate Programs
1 Point $1,692.00 $1,898.00
2 points $3,384.00 $3,796.00
3 points $5,076.00 $6,390.00
4 or more points $1,692.00 per point $1,898.00 per point

Tuition Calculation Examples

Individual Courses Student enrolled in 6 points (typically equivalent to 2 courses):
6 points X $1,692.00 per point = $10,152.00
Certificate Programs Student enrolled in 6 points (typically equivalent to 2 courses):
6 points X $1,898.00 per point = $11,388.00

Special Course-Specific Rates

FILM S0431. Television Writing Intensive (non-credit)** $7,624.00 per course
Arabic Language Courses $5,076.00 per course
Hindi-Urdu Language Courses $3,384.00 per course
Russian Language Courses $4,568.00 per course

*Not available to international students.

View details on tuition payment deadlines and procedures.



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.

Application Fee$80.00
Student Activities Fee$325.00 per term
Technology Fee$35.00 per term
University Facilities Fee*
Full-time Students
Part-time Students

$444.00 per term
$226.00 per term
Document Fee
For all new students
International Services Charge
Required of all international students
$80.00 per term
Additional Fees
Withdrawal Fee
View details on Withdrawal and Tuition Refund
Late Registration Fee
During late registration period
After late registration period


* 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 in all summer sessions. This fee is not assessed to undergraduate students who are charged the Student Life Fee, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences students who are registered for Matriculation and Facilities, American Language Program students, School of Professional Studies Summer Program for High School Students, or students in a course of study away from the University, where applicable. The enrolled students fee applies to individuals enrolled in a Master's program at the School of Professional Studies, the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science. This fee is subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.

Health Service Fee and University Insurance

Students who were enrolled in the Health Service Program during the spring term are automatically covered through the last day of summer sessions. All other students may elect to pay the Health Services Fee for summer coverage. For more information about the Health Service Program, please visit

Students who choose to enroll in university insurance, can visit to learn more about the Columbia Student Health Insurance plans.