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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Tuition & Fees

Deposit Requirement

In order to secure a place in the program, admitted students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $2,000 to the university by the deadline stated in the acceptance letter. The deposit is credited toward the student's tuition upon matriculation. Under no circumstances can the acceptance deposit be waived. Students who fail to submit their deposit by the deadline forfeit their place in the entering class. Students who make deposits but do not enroll on the agreed date lose their deposits.

Technology

Students will be responsible for purchasing a laptop computer to use throughout this program.

Residencies

Domestic students are required to participate in the residencies on Columbia’s campus in New York City*. Students are responsible for covering their travel and lodging expenses for the duration of the required residencies.

International students are welcome to attend the in-person residencies. An online version of the residencies is available for international students who cannot attend in person.

*Due to COVID-19, in-person residencies may be postponed, virtual or canceled.

Tuition and fees may be subject to change annually and are approved by the Board of Trustees each spring. Students are responsible for the purchase of books and course materials.

Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022
Points (Credits) Tuition
Tuition Per Point (Credit)

$1,724.00

Fees

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.