#1. Columbia University

- Tuition: $61,788

- Average net price: $23,306

--- For students in $0-$48,000 income bracket: $6,445

--- For students in $48,001-$75,000 income bracket: $5,887

--- For students in $75,001-$110,000 income bracket: $18,637

--- For students in $110,000+ income bracket: $42,199

- Average book costs: $1,294

- Average room & board costs: $14,490

Columbia University is the oldest higher education institution in New York, having been founded in 1754. All 50 states and 74 countries are represented in the class of 2023—over 95% of whom were in the top 10% of their graduating class.

Columbia ranks #2 in National Universities and #7 in Best Value Schools by U.S. News. The university's admissions are need-blind and full demonstrated need is met for first-year students. Half of undergrads are students of color and among Ivy League schools, Columbia has the highest proportion of Pell grant recipients.

 

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