Columbia University in the City of New York

Columbia University in the City of New York is a private school located in New York, NY

Average Annual Tuition at Columbia University in the City of New York

The latest data we have for Columbia University in the City of New York's annual average net costs are from 2018. These costs and and the average New York schools include tuition, fees, living expenses, books, and fees minus the average grants and scholarships for federal financial aid recipients.

In-state Tuition Out-of-state Tuition Median Debt Avgerate Net Cost
Columbia University in the City of New York $59,430 $59,430 $21,500 $22,637
NY Average $29,860 $29,860 $22,866 $21,628

As you can see, annual costs at Columbia University in the City of New York have risen over the last few years, and are projected to continue to skyrocket based on our analysis.

Actual Costs      Projected Costs

Colleges and universities across the United States experienced cost (tuition + living) increases of 2.5% in 2019. This most recent inflation figure was down slightly from the 2.9 percent in 2018 and 3.4 percent in 2017, but still underscores the rising costs of sending your children to higher education.

These rising costs are hitting closer to home in New York as well. New York's' higher education costs rose by 33% in just the last 10 years, ranking as the 28th highest state.

Columbia University in the City of New York Financial Assistance

22% of students enrolled at Columbia University in the City of New York receive some form of Federal loan assistance. You can view Columbia University in the City of New York's student aid calculator here.

Use a 529 Plan to Offset Rising Education Costs

One of the most sound investments you can make to help pay for your child's higher education is by using a 529 plan. These funds grow in a tax-free environment, and generally have a 3-5% rate of return. The only catch is that all funds need to be used for higher education, and if not... there are monetary penalties imposed when withdrawn for other uses.

New York has two 529 savings programs to choose from - a direct-sold plan featuring Vanguard mutual funds, and an advisor-sold program featuring funds from JPMorgan and SSgA. Both New York 529 plans are managed by Ascensus College Savings.

State Plan Name:New York's 529 College Savings Program
Minimum Contribution:$0
Maximum Contribution:up to $520,000 across accounts
Fees:0.15% of assets annually

New York School Statistics

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There are 191 other accredited private schools located in the state of New York. You can view all NY schools here.