2022 Tuition and Comparison Chart

2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Columbia University in the City of New York are $63,530 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 4.95% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are $52,924 on average. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.38% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.
2022 Columbia University in the City of New York Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018$48,989 $2,651$48,989 $2,651
2019$50,665 $2,760$50,665 $2,760
2020$57,763 $2,815$57,763 $2,815
2021$57,864 $2,668$57,864 $2,668
2022$63,530 $0$63,530 $0

2022 Living Costs

The 2022 average on-campus living costs is $17,712 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $26,010.
The living cost at the school has increased by 21.20% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.
2022 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2018$13,644$1,947$17,370$4,995
2019$14,016$2,140$17,685$5,085
2020$14,490$2,180$17,955$5,220
2021$12,394$2,220$18,360$5,355
2022$15,450$2,262$20,565$5,445

2022 Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

The 2022 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,342 at Columbia University in the City of New York. The books & supplies cost has increased by 1.82% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.
Columbia University in the City of New York 2022 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2018$1,400
2019$1,270
2020$1,294
2021$1,318
2022$1,342

2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2022 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Columbia University in the City of New York is $2,082 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 9.81% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition per credit hour is $2,033 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.99% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.
2022 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2018$1,756 $1,704
2019$1,822 $1,790
2020$1,896 $1,880
2021$1,896 $1,974
2022$2,082 $2,033