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The Office of Student Financial Planning provides financial aid information and services, including document collection and counseling, for students in the School of Professional Studies.


Below are helpful financial planning resources.

Estimate the cost of attendance

Applying for Federal Aid

Financial Aid Checklist

University-Based Aid


Contact Student Financial Planning at sfp [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu (sfp[at]columbia[dot]edu) or +1(212) 854-7040.

We want to make sure that the cost of your continuing education and professional studies does not stand in the way of your goals. The Narrative Medicine M.S. program offers partial merit scholarships. Applicants need not submit a separate application for merit scholarship funding; all applicants are considered. Applications received earlier in the application cycle are more likely to receive awards, though it is possible to receive an award at any point.

Visit Financial Resources for master's degree students to learn about outside funding sources, work-study, funds for U.S. military veterans, and more.  

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