Tuition and Fees

Cost of attending Columbia Engineering SHAPE per three-week session


Accepted applicants must submit a non refundable deposit ($1,000), credited towards tuition, when they enroll. The remaining balance is due in August, reflected in the table below.  If a student withdraws from the program the deposit will not be refunded.

    Need-Based Scholarships

    SHAPE has a limited number of need-based scholarships, which cover the full cost of the tuition and fees. To be considered for a scholarship we ask parents and students to complete and submit the following documents and SHAPE application (including the requests for transcripts and letters of recommendation) before 11:59 PM on March 9th.

    To apply, complete the SHAPE scholarship application form. The form includes basic questions and will also allow applicants to upload the following supplemental documents, which are required. Please be sure to sign and upload all documents before submitting your scholarship application.

    1. Individual recent pay stubs for parent(s). Indicate if weekly, bi-weekly or monthly pay period.
    2. Family Income and Expense Worksheet
    3. Parent Non Tax-Filer Certification Form (this is only applicable if not filing a 2019 tax return)

    Unfortunately, late scholarship applications will not be considered. SHAPE will notify scholarship applicants in writing via email after a decision is made.

    • Verify financial need
    • Demonstrate strong interest in program
    • Meet all program requirements

    The priority and scholarship deadline is 11:59 PM on March 9, 2020.