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Tuition & Financing

Tuition and fees vary by program,may be subject to change annually and are approved by the Board of Trustees each spring. You can review the rates for your specific program on the individual program pages here.

Payment Procedures

Financing continuing and professional studies is a major investment in a student's future. The Office of Student Affairs, in conjunction with the Office of Student Financial Planning, helps each student to understand and meet the financial needs of their program. To read more about billing schedules, payment plans and more, click here.

Financial Resources

We want to make sure that the cost of your continuing education and professional studies do not stand in the way of your goals.

Most students at the School of Professional Studies use a combination of savings, scholarships, loans, outside grants, sponsors, or employer tuition benefits to cover the cost of attendance. However you choose to finance your education, consider it an investment in your future, and know that we, in conjunction with the Office of Student Financial Planning, are here to help and advise you along the way.

Please start planning your tuition financing as soon as possible and review additional information provided by the Office of Student Financial Planning. We encourage you to contact the Student Financial Planning team at sfp [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu (sfp[at]columbia[dot]edu) with any questions.


External Funding

The School of Professional Studies seeks to provide students with the resources to support their success while enrolled at Columbia University. During a student’s course of study, the School aims to keep students engaged and focused on maximizing their educational experience, advancing theory and practice in partnership with faculty, and expanding their professional acumen and network. This scholarship handbook provides an extensive list of tailored external funding opportunities that SPS students may be eligible to apply for in order to financially support their studies. The list was carefully curated, taking into account the diverse experiences and interests of the student community, and we hope it proves valuable in your studies.

Please visit External Funding Opportunities to view the curated list.

Please note that these are external funding opportunities that are not affiliated with the School of Professional Studies or Columbia University, and therefore we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of the information on the related website. Any questions or concerns specific to the opportunity should be sent directly to the sponsoring organization.