Paying by Mail

For all domestic students in the United States, Columbia University recommends online payment through our secure payment portal. However, there are some occasions when payment by mail is necessary.

Checks and Money Orders

Paying by mail is not a preferred form of payment at Columbia University. The reason is ...

Special Processing of External Sources of Funding

Scholarships, 529 payments, and private loans may take longer to appear on student accounts because these payment types require special processing.

Mailing Address

Columbia University
Student Account Payments
P.O. Box 1385
New York, NY 10008-1385