Tuition & Fees
For Undergraduate and Graduate Visiting Students
Summer Session tuition is listed by student category on the Summer Sessions website.
The number of points a course is worth is listed next to the course title on the course listings or in the course details in the Directory of Classes. Many of our courses are worth 3 points each, although the precise point total varies.
Tuition and fees may be subject to change annually and are approved by the Board of Trustees each spring.
|Tuition per Credit||
|1 point (credit)||
|2 points (credits)||
|3 points (credits)||
|4 or more points ‑ cost per point (credit)||
$2,132.00 per point (credit)
Tuition Calculation Example – Individual Courses
Student enrolled in 12 points (typically equivalent to 4 courses):
$2,208.00 per points × 12 points = $26,496.00
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 Medical Insurance
All full-time students must provide proof of insurance or enroll in one of the University plans. This fee is optional for part-time students. Visit Columbia Health for details and rates.
* 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 16-week term. This fee is subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.
** Health Service Fee – Required of all full-time students; optional for part-time students. Includes clinical services provided on campus as well as integrated off-campus services. See www.health.columbia.edu for details.