Tuition and Costs For F-1 or J-1 Students

Columbian College has estimated costs for graduate students who are beginning their program in the 2022-2023 school year. These are the minimum amounts needed for a I-20 or DS 2019 from GW. Tuition, fees and health insurance expenses can be expected to increase annually.

Degree and Program  Tuition Per Year Living Expenses Per Year + Book and Insurance Per Year Total Cost Per Year Program/Visa Duration
Art Therapy - MA $35,000 $20,850 $3,190 $59,040 3 years
Biochemistry & Molecular Bioinformatics (1 Year track) $56,550 $20,850 $3,190 $80,590 1 Year
Classical Acting - MFA* $46,818 $20,850 $3,190 $70,858 1.5 years
Environmental Resource Policy - MA $35,280 $20,850 $3,190 $59,320 2 years
Exhibition Design - MA $42,720 $20,850 $3,190 $66,760 2 years
Forensic Psychology - MA $26,455 $20,850 $3,190 $50,495 2 years
Interior Architecture - MA $56,550 $20,850 $3,190 $80,590 1 Year
Interaction Design - MA $39,585 $20,850 $3,190 $63,625 2 years
Museum Studies - MA $32,040 $20,850 $3,190 $56,080 2 years
Organizational Sciences - MA $25,850 $20,850 $3,190 $49,780 2 years
Public Administration - MPA, Public Policy - MPP $39,200 $20,850 $3,190 $63,240 2 years
Public Policy and Public Administration - PhD $35,280 $20,850 $3,190 $59,320 5 years
Professional Psychology - PsyD $36,313 $20,850 $3,190 $60,353 4 years
New Media & Photojournalism - MA $37,380 $20,850 $3,190 $61,420 2 Years
All Remaining MA, MS Programs $33,930 $20,850 $3,190 $57,970 2 Years
All Remaining MFA Programs $37,700 $20,850 $3,190 $61,740 2 Years
All Remaining PhD Programs $33,930 $20,850 $3,190 $57,970 5 Years

* This program does not provide a per credit hour tuition cost, only for the total program cost.

This number is a projection created by the Graduate Enrollment Management Office based on average housing cost in the area.