Columbia Financial Aid and Educational Financing

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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.

Columbia offers funding for students to pursue unpaid research, internship, and community service opportunities.

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

Study Abroad

Understand how financial aid travels with students studying abroad.

Deans' Student Assistance Fund

Learn about the ways the Deans' Student Assistance Fund can help cover unexpected costs.

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.