Columbia Financial Aid and Educational Financing

Morningside Campus

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 enhanced financial aid to support students studying abroad during the academic year.

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

Outside Scholarships

Sources to help cover the student responsibility.

Housing & Meal Plan

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

Federal Verification

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

Other Financial Aid Offices

Financial Aid and Educational Financing serves Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduate students. Please see Columbia Student Financial Services for links to financial aid offices in other schools.