Tuition & Fees 2017-2018 (Estimated)

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MS in IE or OR Student Budget 2017-18 (Estimated)1

Educational Expenses
Tuition (30 pts at $1937 per point) $58,110
Mandatory fees3 $3,043
Health services & insurance $3,200
Books and supplies4 $1,580
Total Educational Expenses5  $65,933
Living Expenses
Room and board6 $19,792
Personal expenses $3,300
Total Personal Expenses          $23,092
Total MSIE/MSOR Student Budget  $89,025

MS in FE or MSE Student Budget 2017-18 (Estimated)2

Educational Expenses
Tuition (36 pts at $1937 per point) $69,732
Mandatory fees3 $3,705
Health services & insurance $3,200
Books and supplies4 $1,580
Total Educational Expenses5  $78,217
Living Expenses
Room and board6 $27,267
Personal expenses $4950
Total Personal Expenses          $32,217
Total MSFE/MSE Student Budget  $110,434



1 This budget assumes that the student is enrolled full time and will complete the degree program within two semesters.
2 This budget assumes that the student is enrolled full time and will complete the degree program within one calendar year (Fall, Spring, Summer semesters). Students who elect to extend their studies will incur addition fees and personal expenses.
3 Mandatory fees include: International Student fee of $50 per term, Facilities Fee of $469 per term, a one-time transcript fee of $105 and a MS Program Fee of $1,000 per term. The MS Program Fee is $1,000 per term for full-time students, and $500 per term for part-time students taking less than 12 points. Students taking summer courses will also be assessed a $162 Facilities Fee for the summer term. For more information, please visit Student Financial Services.
4 This amount will vary, depending on the coursework selected by the students. Amount estimated by Columbia Financial Aid Office.
5 Students may incur additional costs that are not included in the total year budget. Such costs include: election to purchase comprehensive medical insurance, medical expenses not covered by insurance, study tours, computer and software, etc.
6 This is an estimate provided by Columbia Financial Aid Office.


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