Financial Aid Amount Received
$41,752 (68.98% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
60% of 8,216 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

4,916 undergraduate students (60% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Columbia University in the City of New York. The percentage of students who received financial aid lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 56.67%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $41,752 and the average loan amount is $10,801. The average financial aid amount is 68.98% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $60,532).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid4,916 60%$205,252,044$41,752
Pell Grants1,932 24%$9,471,336$4,902
Federal Students Loans1,787 22%$19,302,123$10,801

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 750 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Columbia University in the City of New York.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $53,284 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $9,845.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at Columbia University in the City of New York.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid75453%--
Grant or scholarship aid750 52%$39,963,316$53,284
Federal Grants238 17%$1,446,840$6,079
Pell Grants238 17%$1,283,840$5,394
Other Federal Grants44 3%$163,000$3,705
State/Local Grants95 7%$351,213$3,697
Institutional Grants734 51%$38,165,263$51,996
Student Loans157 11%$1,545,702$9,845
Federal Student Loans137 10%$680,726$4,969
Other Student Loans36 3%$864,976$24,027