What are the tuition costs?

Current 2016-2017 tuition at Columbia Engineering is $1,858 per credit. At 30 credits, the Master of Science comes to about $55,740. At 12 credits, the Certification of Professional Achievement comes to about $22,296. Columbia may assess additional fees. For more information, please see Student Financial Services:

Is financial aid available?

Master of Science: U.S. citizens and permanent residents applying to the MS program may be eligible for financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Please complete the FASFA form to find out if you qualify.

Certification of Professional Achievement: As a part-time non-degree program, this program is currently not eligible for FAFSA funding.

At this time, we are not able to offer any institutional aid. We encourage applicants to explore scholarship and fellowship options or pursue private loans.

Are there Teaching Assistant or Research Assistant positions available for Data Science students?

We are not hiring teaching or research assistants, however students should reach out to Columbia faculty directly to ask about available positions.

Are Columbia employees eligible for tuition benefits?

Columbia employees should speak with administrators in Human Resources about potential benefits.

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