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Tuition and Fees

Figures for the 2015-16 academic year.
FINANCIAL AID The figures below show the full costs for a student attending Colgate during the 2015-16 academic year without financial aid. To learn more about what your personal costs might be, try Colgate's Net Price Calculator.


Student Charges

  • Tuition: $49,650
  • Student activity fee: $320
  • One-time transcript fee: $50
  • Student health insurance: $1,109 (can be waived with proof of sufficient private coverage)

Meal Plans

  • Premier Gold: $3,252.50 per semester
    (required for first- and second-year students)
Meal plan options

University Housing Options

  • Traditional residence hall: $6,065
  • Broad Street houses: $6,415
  • University apartments or townhouses: $6,750
More about housing

Total Billed Costs

  • $62,540 (estimated)
Personal expenses, including books
  • $2,260 (estimated)
Students in a classroom.