Columbia Financial Aid and Educational Financing

We help all Columbia College and Columbia Engineering students develop a plan to pay for college and achieve their goal of pursuing a world-class education at Columbia University.

Did You Know

$0 Parent Contribution for students coming from families with total incomes under $60,000 (and typical assets).

For Prospective Students

How Aid Works

Our approach to affordability is simple.
 Need-based. Need-blind. Full need.

Net Price Calculator

Estimate the financial aid for which you may qualify.

Current Financial Aid Topics

Housing & Meal Plan

Use our Bill Estimator Tool to see how different combinations of housing and meal plan options may impact your Columbia bill.

Paying the E-Bill

Review options for paying your spring semester bill.

Other Financial Aid Offices

The Office of Financial Aid and Educational Financing serves Columbia College undergraduates and Columbia Engineering students. Please see the Columbia Student Financial Services for links to offices in other schools.