Estimated Funding Package for the PhD Program

Financial Support

Columbia University School of Nursing provides three years (eight semesters) of funding for tuition, related fees, health insurance, and a stipend to PhD students.

2024-2025 PhD Program Funding Package (Projected) for Full-Time Students

  • Tuition and Fees: covered 
  • Health Insurance: covered
  • Stipend: $48,080 annual 

2024-2025 Estimated PhD Program Costs 

  • Tuition and Fees: $49,100
  • Health Insurance: $4,955
  • Food and Housing: $26,676
  • Transportation: $1,323

International Students

Beginning in Fall 2021, Columbia Nursing will fund international PhD students. Funding includes tuition and fees, Student Health Services health insurance, and a stipend. International applicants are encouraged to visit the Columbia University International Students & Scholars Office for information about housing, Visas, and other topics.