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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 sfp [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu (Student Financial Planning team) with any questions.