Program Fees

The online Columbia Artificial Intelligence (AI) program is an executive education program that is an investment in your career, giving you the Columbia-caliber skills to lead AI projects and teams.

Program fees are $5,417 per course for the 2021–2022 calendar year. Learners will complete a total of one bridge course, six core courses, and one required in-person immersion, which brings the total cost of the program to be approximately $32,500 based on current fee rates. Although there is no additional cost for the bridge course or the immersion, learners will be responsible for travel and lodging costs related to the immersion, which takes place at the end of the program.

Fees are subject to change and may increase each year.

There is a nonrefundable application fee of $85. Fee waivers are available for Columbia University alumni, certificate recipients of Columbia Engineering Boot Camps, active-duty military and veterans, and those who apply by the priority deadline of their desired cohort start date.

A nonrefundable $500 deposit commitment fee is due upon enrollment and will be applied to term 1 costs.

Funding Your Education

While, federal, Title IV, financial aid is not available for this program, we encourage you to explore all funding options, including employer sponsorships, and loans. Many organizations offer continuing education reimbursements or funding.

Our enrollment advisors can also help you determine the best way to approach requesting employer support. Explore our program fees and financial aid FAQs to learn more.


We are pleased to inform you that qualified applicants to the April 2022 cohort are eligible for scholarships. Once you begin the application process, your enrollment advisor will provide you with further information.

What’s Next for Your Career?

If you’re ready to start integrating AI into strategic planning for your organization, request information about the online Columbia AI executive education program today.

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