List College Cost of Attendance

We are delighted that you are considering applying to List College. JTS is committed to making it possible for all students to realize their educational goals. All applicants are encouraged to apply for financial aid, and no student should hesitate to apply for admission due to financial concerns.

Our admissions decisions are need-blind. Financial need or ability to pay plays no part in the decision process. Financial aid applications are processed after all admissions decisions have been finalized. 

In addition, all admitted students are considered for merit-based awards. Please contact the List College Office of Admissions at lcadmissions@jtsa.edu with any questions about merit awards.

Learn more about financial aid

Financial Budgeting

A student’s budget includes tuition, fees, housing, food, books, and personal expenses. These items all factor into the total cost of education, which is used to calculate financial aid. However, some of these items will not appear on a bill.

For example, books and personal expenses must be included in the total cost of education, but will vary from student to student. These figures will also vary depending on which of our unique dual-degree programs a student enrolls in. Below are sample budgets. 

JOINT PROGRAM WITH COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (2021-2022)

Item Cost
Tuition (typical first-year budget)* $60,836
List College Housing $14,880
Meals** $2,500
Books and Supplies (estimated) $500
Personal Expenses (estimated) $1,500
TOTAL $80,216

*Tuition would be adjusted to account for additional credits taken beyond the typical course load.

**List College does not offer a meal plan, as students enjoy full kitchens in the residence halls. For financial aid purposes, we budget $2,500 for ingredients to prepare meals and/or meals purchased in the dining halls at Columbia, Barnard, and JTS. However, the amount students actually spend may vary. 

DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAM WITH BARNARD COLLEGE (2020-2021*)

Tuition & Fees Cost
List College Tuition (Fall: 9 credits, Spring: 6 credits) $18,975
List College Fees $2,146
Barnard College Tuition (Fall: 9 credits, Spring: Full-Time) $44,631
Barnard College Fees $1,887
Room & Meal Plan (at Barnard) $17,225
Books and Supplies (estimated) $1,150
Personal Expenses (estimated) $1,370
TOTAL $87,384

*Final 2021-2022 costs will be available in late spring.

For additional information regarding Barnard College tuition and the financial aid application process please also refer to Barnard College’s Office of Financial Aid. 

Semester at List College Program 2021-2022

Tuition & Fees Cost (per semester)
List College Tuition $11,385 (9 or more credits)
JTS Service Fee $785
Housing $7,440
Meals* $1,250
Books and Supplies (estimated) $250
Personal Expenses (estimated) $750
TOTAL $21,860

*List College does not offer a meal plan, as students enjoy full kitchens in the residence halls. For financial aid purposes, we budget $1,250 for ingredients to prepare meals and/or meals purchased in the JTS dining hall. However, the amount students actually spend may vary.