Need-based Financial Aid for International Students

Columbia University
Columbia is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need for all first-year international students admitted to Columbia College and Columbia Engineering. Our financial aid is in the form of grants and student work only. Loans are not part of Columbia’s financial aid packages. Columbia admits a large number of international students who apply for and receive a substantial amount of financial aid; a Columbia education is possible for students from families of all sorts of socioeconomic backgrounds.

Scholarship Deadline

Early Decision: November 15; Regular Decision: February 15
Scholarship deadline different from application deadline

Degree levels

Undergraduate - Bachelor's

Restricted to these majors

Columbia College:; Columbia Engineering: