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 2021-22 Academic Year

Billed Charges, 2021-22

Tuition $61,594
Student activity fees $372
Housing $7,496 — based on traditional residence halls. About housing expenses
Meal plan $8,028 — 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 $77,490


Estimated Non-Billed Costs, 2021-22*

Books and Supplies $1,070
Domestic Travel $500+ (depending on state of residence)
Personal $1,050
Average Loan Fees $50
Total Estimated Non-billed Costs $2,670 (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, 2021-22

Billed charges + estimated non-billed expenses $80,160


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 2021

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

$1,868.04 CDPHP student health insurance premium
+$73.96 service fees and taxes.

$1,942 Total 
(charged only for students not covered through family)