OPEN Tuition and Fees

2023-2024 Estimated Total Cost of Attendance for the OPEN Program

Projected increases in tuition are determined by the Board of Trustees of Columbia University in June. Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

  • Tuition*: $1,050+
  • CUIMC Technology Fee**: $218
  • Document Fee***: $105
  • Health & Related Services Fee****: $406
  • Total Estimated Cost*****: $1,779+

*Tuition costs are $350 per credit and each course will be three or four credits per semester. This is an estimated tuition for a 3-credit course.

**These fees apply per term.
***This is a one time fee for the OPEN program.

****Half-time and Part-time students are required to pay the reduced Health & Related Services fee. These fees apply per term
*****Please note, that this program is billed based on credit load, for example if a student is registered for 8 credits, the tuition will be $350 x 8 = $2,800 (not including fees).

For further information on other educational expenses for this program please visit our FAQs section.