Tuition & Fees

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 or Net Price Calculators

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Figures for the 2022-23 Academic Year

Billed Charges, 2022-23

Tuition $63,904
Student activity fees $386
Housing *$7,778 — based on traditional residence halls.
Meal plan $8,328 — first-year students, sophomores, and anyone living in traditional residence halls are required to enroll in the Premier plan. Learn about meal plans
Total billable expenses $80,396

* The cost of living in Broad Street housing is $8,208; the cost of living in an apartment/townhouse is $8,648


Estimated Non-Billed Costs, 2022-23

Books and Supplies $1,524
Domestic Travel $600+ (depending on state of residence)
Personal $1,080
Average Loan Fees $50
Total Estimated Non-billed Costs $3,254 (Non-billed costs will vary based on personal choices)

*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 Cost of Attendance, 2022-23

Billed charges + estimated non-billed expenses $83,650*


*Does not include additional student charges noted below, as those do not apply to all students.

Additional Student Charges

One-time transcript fee
(charged only in the first semester of attendance)
Student health insurance
(may be waived with proof of sufficient coverage)

$2,207.52 CDPHP student health insurance premium
+$88.48 service fees and taxes.

$2,296 Total 
(charged only for students not covered through family)


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.