Artwork: Kevin Valentine MFA ’12

Registration Deadlines

Summer at Columbia is an open registration program but space is limited and registration will close once capacity is reached for a specific cohort or housing. Additional deadlines include…

  • April 15, 2024 - Regular registration deadline. If needed, cohort cancellations due to low enrollment will be made shortly after this date.

  • May 24, 2024 - Final payment deadline for registered students.

The program was well organized, with the students surrounded with talented and supportive members of the college community...a great taste of exciting things to come.” -Johanna F., Parent

Program Tuition

$3,450 USD
Includes academic courses, weekday lunch in the Student Center, and access to Columbia facilities and resources.

$5,620 USD
Includes the same elements as Commuter tuition + a shared suite in University Center, an additional 15 meals per week, and dorm amenities. (Dedicated RA team, 24-hour staffed security desk, fitness center, game rooms, practice spaces, rooftop garden, and more.)

Summer at Columbia Scholarships

Summer at Columbia offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships. Scholarships may be used towards tuition and program fees but do not apply to housing or the residential meals for students who wish to live on campus.

All students will be automatically considered for scholarship support based on their initial application. There is nothing additional to submit.

More Questions?

Have more questions about registration and payment? Please visit the Registration and Billing section of our FAQ page for answers to many common questions. If you still have questions after reading through this page and our FAQ page, feel free to email us at