Financial Aid Key 2022-23

Please register HERE for upcoming Financial Planning Webinars for admitted students to the full-time M.S. and M.A. Programs, the M.S. in Data Journalism, and the part-time M.S. Program.  Please view our March 18, 2022 Financial Planning Overview Webinar by clicking HERE

Columbia Journalism School Scholarship (Institutional Aid)

- All Institutional aid has been awarded. Appeals will not be accepted.
- If you were awarded a scholarship, the award is based on your financial need, academic merit, and compatibility with the specific scholarship awarding guidelines.
- Institutional aid will be automatically accepted on your behalf

Federal Student Loans (U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents)

- Federal Unsubsidized Loan
- Federal Graduate PLUS Loan

Outside Scholarships (All Students)

- You may review outside scholarship opportunities here.
- You must notify the Admissions and Financial Aid Office of all outside scholarships you will receive.

Private Student Loans (All Students)

- International & Domestic students may review Columbia University’s suggested lenders.
- International students will most likely need a co-signer who is a U.S. citizen.
- Students have the right and ability to select the lender of their choice, are not required to use any of the lenders on the suggested lender list, and will suffer no penalty for choosing a lender that is not a suggested lender. If you are approved for one of these loans, please notify the Admissions and Financial Aid Office directly.

Monthly Payment Plans (All Students)

- Columbia University’s Payment Plan allows you to pay your tuition and University fees monthly
- Registration for the Payment Plan begins in the summer.
- You must have a U.S. bank account to utilize the payment plan

* Cost of Attendance
* Please Note: Credit Card payments are not accepted