Financial Aid

Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 1:17am
The summer work expectation imposes an unnecessary burden on students receiving financial aid.
Wed, Apr 13, 2016, 8:05pm
Updated April 14, 10:18 a.m. Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Science students on financial aid will no longer have to pay for course fees in classes that have previously cost additional money to take.
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 5:23am
Francois Anderson, CC ’12, recalls how quickly his feelings of triumph turned to ones of concern after receiving his acceptance letter to Columbia.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015, 1:18am
Bollinger fielded questions on financial aid, student speech on campus, his views on dissent, and the role of online learning in higher education at his first fireside chat of the semester.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 1:55am
Ben Fortun, GS ’17, speaks out about the emotional and academic pressure of student debt at Columbia.
Mon, Sep 21, 2015, 1:40am
It’s difficult in many respects to be a first-generation college student, especially when tuition costs are exorbitant. We need to stop blaming others for the flaws in our financial aid system, and start working together to demand change and fix them.  
Wed, Sep 9, 2015, 7:19pm
Students can use the Dean’s Student Assistance Fund for emergency expenses like traveling home for a family emergency, unexpected health care costs, and FLEX meal funding. Though Executive Director of Financial Aid, Kathryn Tuman publicized the fund in an email on Wednesday, this resource has...
Tue, Aug 11, 2015, 11:21am
Updated: August 11 at 11:56 a.m. College students are no strangers to universities’ sometimes frustrating financial aid packages, and Janine Ko, CC ’18, is no exception.
Fri, May 1, 2015, 7:05pm
The GradZone website was recently updated to reflect changes that could help some seniors on financial aid.
Wed, Apr 15, 2015, 5:21am
Admissions for international students is need-aware. What does that mean for Columbia's goal of being globally diverse?