Financial Aid

Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid at Teachers College, Columbia University! We want to empower you with the information you need to navigate the financial aid process and make practical choices about paying for graduate school at Teachers College. 

Our site is a self-service resource that is designed to answer common questions about financial aid. You’ll find:

  • A breakdown of graduate school costs at TC;
  • Descriptions of the various funding sources that may help you pay for your degree;
  • Instructions for how to apply for scholarships, federal student aid, and student employment;
  • Help to interpret your TC financial aid award letter;
  • Contact points and resources to follow up on additional questions.

We make an effort to use clear language and provide definitions for complex terms. 

Your Financial Aid Support Team

Our goal in the Office of Financial Aid is to guide you through the financial aid process for graduate school at Teachers College. If you get stuck at any point or have questions about your individual situation, our staff is here to help.

Aid At Teachers College

Want to know what types of financial aid could pay for your graduate education at Teachers College?

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Cost of Attendance & Tuition

Are you trying to figure out how much you will pay?

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Managing Your Financial Aid

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Forms & Tools

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