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Columbia University
New York, NY
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $74,173
Tuition and Fees $57,208
Room and Board $13,618
 
Books and Supplies $1,246
Other Expenses $2,101
Payment Plans Installment plan, prepayment discount, external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail ugrad-finaid@columbia.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification On or about April 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is E00485
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 857 (60.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 727 (84.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 727 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 727 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 100%
Average Award $55,687
  Need-Based Gift Received by 721 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $52,073
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 533 (73.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,690
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 25 (3.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift Not reported
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 3,290 (53.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 2,993 (91.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 2,993 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 2,911 (97.3%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 99%
Average Award $55,521
  Need-Based Gift Received by 2,973 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $50,733
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 2,427 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,198
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 83 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift Not reported
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PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID - continued
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates Not reported
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid Not reported
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid Not reported
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans College/university loans, Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported