Columbia Financial Aid and Educational Financing

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On-Campus Jobs

Students may be eligible for either Federal Work-Study or Student Employment based on their financial aid packages.

Work Exemption Program

Aid for students who wish to take advantage of unpaid experiential learning opportunities.

Study Abroad

Financial aid is available for undergraduate students who are participating in an approved program during the academic year.

Resident Adviser Program

Students who serve as a Resident Adviser (RA) are eligible for a financial benefit that has no effect on a student's financial aid.

Columbia College & Columbia Engineering Undergraduate Deans’ Student Assistance Fund (DSAF)

Financial assistance may be available for unanticipated personal expenses beyond those included in the Cost of Attendance.

Summer Funding

Opportunities for those students interning, working on research projects, taking classes, or studying abroad over the summer.

Student Tax Information

Tax forms and paperwork are required from students receiving financial aid.

Graduating Senior Loan Checklist

As you prepare to take the next step and embark on your post-graduation plans, review your student loan repayment options.

Leave of Absence

As each student's financial aid situation is unique, we highly recommend that all students contact our office when considering taking a leave of absence.