Tuition and Fees

Starting Summer 2021, Lede is transitioning from being a University program to being a professional program. This means that unlike in previous years, Lede tuition will now be a flat rate, with no additional University fees or insurance requirements.

Tuition for the 2021 Lede Program will be a one-time reduced rate of $9,500.

Scholarship Aid

Columbia Journalism School offers need-based aid to students in the Lede Program. To apply, please submit the Scholarship Aid application along with your application for admission.This application will be available from the same application portal as the admissions application.

Information on other official scholarships and grants you may be eligible for is available on this page.