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

Work Exemption Program

Learn about the ways the Work Exemption Program can enable financial aid recipients to take advantage of unpaid experiential learning opportunities.

Federal Verification

Learn about the additional application requirements if your FAFSA has been selected for Federal Verification.