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Tuition and Fees

Students in a classroom.
The figures below show the full, annual costs for a student attending Colgate without financial aid. To learn more about what your personal costs might be, try Colgate's MyinTuition Calculator.

Figures for the 2018–19 Academic Year

Billed Charges, 2018–19
Tuition $55,530
Student activity fees $340
Housing $6,755 — based on traditional residence halls. About housing expenses
Meal plan
$7,240 — first-year students, sophomores, and anyone living in traditional residence halls are required to enroll in the Premier Gold plan. Learn about meal plans
Total billable expenses $69,865

Estimated Non-Billed Costs, 2018–19*
Estimate for personal, travel, books, and supplies $2,410
*Although personal costs may vary from student to student, these non-billed expenses are included in the total cost of attendance for your planning purposes and in the financial aid eligibility calculation.

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance, 2018–19
Billed charges + estimated non-billed expenses $72,275

Additional Student Charges

A one-time transcript fee occurs only in the first semester of attendance. Colgate also requires students to have health and accident insurance coverage. Students will be enrolled in and charged for the student health insurance plan automatically unless proof of sufficient coverage is provided annually by August 1.

Additional Charges, Fall 2019
One-time transcript fee
(first-year students only)
Student health insurance
(may be waived with proof of sufficient coverage)