We are pleased that you are considering the Columbia University School of General Studies to continue your education. We know that a Columbia education is a significant investment, and are committed to working with you to provide an aid package specifically tailored to your financial situation. Once you have been admitted to GS, the Office of Educational Financing will be available to counsel you on managing your educational costs.
For a list of commonly-used financial aid terms, please reference the Financial Aid Definitions page.
For information about financial aid for Postbac Premed students, visit Types of Financial Aid.
Students in their first year of enrollment typically receive a scholarship between $9,000 - $12,000. Scholarships are awarded to students with demonstrated financial need and are influenced by academic achievement.
Prospective students are encouraged to apply for financial aid when completing an admissions application, and are strongly encouraged to apply for admission by the Early Action deadlines.