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Tuition and Fees

Figures for the 2016-17 academic year.
FINANCIAL AID The figures below show the full, annual costs for a student attending Colgate during the 2016-17 academic year without financial aid. To learn more about what your personal costs might be, try Colgate's Net Price Calculator.


Student Charges

  • Tuition: $51,635
  • Student activity fee: $320
  • One-time transcript fee: $50
  • Student health insurance: $1,276 (can be waived with proof of sufficient private coverage)

Meal Plans

  • Premier Gold: $6,765
    (required for first- and second-year students)
Meal plan options

University Housing Options

  • Traditional residence hall: $6,310
  • Broad Street houses: $6,670
  • University apartments or townhouses: $7,020
More about housing

Total Billed Costs

  • $65,030 (estimated)
Personal expenses, including books
  • $2,260 (estimated)
Students in a classroom.