Deadlines and Fees

International Student Deadlines

For international students, we recommend that you begin the admissions process nine to 12 months ahead of your intended date of enrollment.

Term Application Deadline
  * Initial AttendanceApplication DeadlineJuly 1
TermFall (begins mid to late August) ** Transfer StudentsApplication DeadlineJuly 1
  *** Change of StatusApplication DeadlineApril 1
   * Initial AttendanceApplication DeadlineNov. 1
Spring (begins early to mid January) ** Transfer StudentsApplication DeadlineNov. 1
    ** Change of StatusApplication DeadlineAug. 1
  * Initial AttendanceApplication DeadlineApril 1
TermSummer (begins early to mid January) ** Transfer StudentsApplication DeadlineApril 1
  *** Change of StatusApplication DeadlineJan. 1

* Students not currently in the United States and will require an F-1 visa.

** Students who currently attend a school within the United States or are on OPT and want to transfer to Columbia International University.

*** Students who require a change from their current status to an F-1.


Select the tuition & fees document for the enrollment level that best describes you.  Remember, as an international student, you must provide proof of finances.