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Savings Plan and Future Cost Estimation

Estimated Annual Cost in 2036$192,413
Monthly savings required$1,523

How much will it cost to send your child to Columbia University in the City of New York in 18 years and how much do you need to save?  A 4 year degree is estimated to be priced at $769,653.59 for students enrolling in 2036 if tuition increases average 5% per year until then.   Assuming you have no current college savings, monthly deposits of $1,523.12 into a 529 or other college savings plan earning and after tax or tax exempt return of 7% will be necessary to achieve this balance.

Assumptions

Current Annual Cost$74,199.00
Years until enrollment18
Annual Tuition Increase5%
Current Savings$0.00
After Tax Return on Savings7%
Years of enrollment4

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Month Begin Deposit Withdraw Interest End
1 $0.00 $1,523.12 $0.00 $0.00 $1,523.12
2 $1,523.12 $1,523.12 $0.00 $8.61 $3,054.85
3 $3,054.85 $1,523.12 $0.00 $17.27 $4,595.24
4 $4,595.24 $1,523.12 $0.00 $25.98 $6,144.34
5 $6,144.34 $1,523.12 $0.00 $34.74 $7,702.20
6 $7,702.20 $1,523.12 $0.00 $43.55 $9,268.87
7 $9,268.87 $1,523.12 $0.00 $52.41 $10,844.40
8 $10,844.40 $1,523.12 $0.00 $61.32 $12,428.84
9 $12,428.84 $1,523.12 $0.00 $70.27 $14,022.23
10 $14,022.23 $1,523.12 $0.00 $79.28 $15,624.63
11 $15,624.63 $1,523.12 $0.00 $88.34 $17,236.09
12 $17,236.09 $1,523.12 $0.00 $97.46 $18,856.67
13 $18,856.67 $1,523.12 $0.00 $106.62 $20,486.41
14 $20,486.41 $1,523.12 $0.00 $115.83 $22,125.36
15 $22,125.36 $1,523.12 $0.00 $125.10 $23,773.58
16 $23,773.58 $1,523.12 $0.00 $134.42 $25,431.12
17 $25,431.12 $1,523.12 $0.00 $143.79 $27,098.03
18 $27,098.03 $1,523.12 $0.00 $153.22 $28,774.37
19 $28,774.37 $1,523.12 $0.00 $162.69 $30,460.18
20 $30,460.18 $1,523.12 $0.00 $172.23 $32,155.53
21 $32,155.53 $1,523.12 $0.00 $181.81 $33,860.46
22 $33,860.46 $1,523.12 $0.00 $191.45 $35,575.03
23 $35,575.03 $1,523.12 $0.00 $201.15 $37,299.30
24 $37,299.30 $1,523.12 $0.00 $210.90 $39,033.32
25 $39,033.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $220.70 $40,777.14
26 $40,777.14 $1,523.12 $0.00 $230.56 $42,530.82
27 $42,530.82 $1,523.12 $0.00 $240.48 $44,294.42
28 $44,294.42 $1,523.12 $0.00 $250.45 $46,067.99
29 $46,067.99 $1,523.12 $0.00 $260.48 $47,851.59
30 $47,851.59 $1,523.12 $0.00 $270.56 $49,645.27
31 $49,645.27 $1,523.12 $0.00 $280.70 $51,449.09
32 $51,449.09 $1,523.12 $0.00 $290.90 $53,263.11
33 $53,263.11 $1,523.12 $0.00 $301.16 $55,087.39
34 $55,087.39 $1,523.12 $0.00 $311.47 $56,921.98
35 $56,921.98 $1,523.12 $0.00 $321.85 $58,766.95
36 $58,766.95 $1,523.12 $0.00 $332.28 $60,622.35
37 $60,622.35 $1,523.12 $0.00 $342.77 $62,488.24
38 $62,488.24 $1,523.12 $0.00 $353.32 $64,364.68
39 $64,364.68 $1,523.12 $0.00 $363.93 $66,251.73
40 $66,251.73 $1,523.12 $0.00 $374.60 $68,149.45
41 $68,149.45 $1,523.12 $0.00 $385.33 $70,057.90
42 $70,057.90 $1,523.12 $0.00 $396.12 $71,977.14
43 $71,977.14 $1,523.12 $0.00 $406.97 $73,907.23
44 $73,907.23 $1,523.12 $0.00 $417.88 $75,848.23
45 $75,848.23 $1,523.12 $0.00 $428.86 $77,800.21
46 $77,800.21 $1,523.12 $0.00 $439.89 $79,763.22
47 $79,763.22 $1,523.12 $0.00 $450.99 $81,737.33
48 $81,737.33 $1,523.12 $0.00 $462.15 $83,722.60
49 $83,722.60 $1,523.12 $0.00 $473.38 $85,719.10
50 $85,719.10 $1,523.12 $0.00 $484.67 $87,726.89
51 $87,726.89 $1,523.12 $0.00 $496.02 $89,746.03
52 $89,746.03 $1,523.12 $0.00 $507.44 $91,776.59
53 $91,776.59 $1,523.12 $0.00 $518.92 $93,818.63
54 $93,818.63 $1,523.12 $0.00 $530.46 $95,872.21
55 $95,872.21 $1,523.12 $0.00 $542.08 $97,937.41
56 $97,937.41 $1,523.12 $0.00 $553.75 $100,014.28
57 $100,014.28 $1,523.12 $0.00 $565.50 $102,102.90
58 $102,102.90 $1,523.12 $0.00 $577.30 $104,203.32
59 $104,203.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $589.18 $106,315.62
60 $106,315.62 $1,523.12 $0.00 $601.12 $108,439.86
61 $108,439.86 $1,523.12 $0.00 $613.13 $110,576.11
62 $110,576.11 $1,523.12 $0.00 $625.21 $112,724.44
63 $112,724.44 $1,523.12 $0.00 $637.36 $114,884.92
64 $114,884.92 $1,523.12 $0.00 $649.58 $117,057.62
65 $117,057.62 $1,523.12 $0.00 $661.86 $119,242.60
66 $119,242.60 $1,523.12 $0.00 $674.21 $121,439.93
67 $121,439.93 $1,523.12 $0.00 $686.64 $123,649.69
68 $123,649.69 $1,523.12 $0.00 $699.13 $125,871.94
69 $125,871.94 $1,523.12 $0.00 $711.70 $128,106.76
70 $128,106.76 $1,523.12 $0.00 $724.33 $130,354.21
71 $130,354.21 $1,523.12 $0.00 $737.04 $132,614.37
72 $132,614.37 $1,523.12 $0.00 $749.82 $134,887.31
73 $134,887.31 $1,523.12 $0.00 $762.67 $137,173.10
74 $137,173.10 $1,523.12 $0.00 $775.60 $139,471.82
75 $139,471.82 $1,523.12 $0.00 $788.59 $141,783.53
76 $141,783.53 $1,523.12 $0.00 $801.66 $144,108.31
77 $144,108.31 $1,523.12 $0.00 $814.81 $146,446.24
78 $146,446.24 $1,523.12 $0.00 $828.03 $148,797.39
79 $148,797.39 $1,523.12 $0.00 $841.32 $151,161.83
80 $151,161.83 $1,523.12 $0.00 $854.69 $153,539.64
81 $153,539.64 $1,523.12 $0.00 $868.14 $155,930.90
82 $155,930.90 $1,523.12 $0.00 $881.66 $158,335.68
83 $158,335.68 $1,523.12 $0.00 $895.25 $160,754.05
84 $160,754.05 $1,523.12 $0.00 $908.93 $163,186.10
85 $163,186.10 $1,523.12 $0.00 $922.68 $165,631.90
86 $165,631.90 $1,523.12 $0.00 $936.51 $168,091.53
87 $168,091.53 $1,523.12 $0.00 $950.41 $170,565.06
88 $170,565.06 $1,523.12 $0.00 $964.40 $173,052.58
89 $173,052.58 $1,523.12 $0.00 $978.46 $175,554.16
90 $175,554.16 $1,523.12 $0.00 $992.61 $178,069.89
91 $178,069.89 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,006.83 $180,599.84
92 $180,599.84 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,021.14 $183,144.10
93 $183,144.10 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,035.52 $185,702.74
94 $185,702.74 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,049.99 $188,275.85
95 $188,275.85 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,064.54 $190,863.51
96 $190,863.51 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,079.17 $193,465.80
97 $193,465.80 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,093.88 $196,082.80
98 $196,082.80 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,108.68 $198,714.60
99 $198,714.60 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,123.56 $201,361.28
100 $201,361.28 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,138.53 $204,022.93
101 $204,022.93 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,153.58 $206,699.63
102 $206,699.63 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,168.71 $209,391.46
103 $209,391.46 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,183.93 $212,098.51
104 $212,098.51 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,199.24 $214,820.87
105 $214,820.87 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,214.63 $217,558.62
106 $217,558.62 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,230.11 $220,311.85
107 $220,311.85 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,245.68 $223,080.65
108 $223,080.65 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,261.33 $225,865.10
109 $225,865.10 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,277.07 $228,665.29
110 $228,665.29 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,292.91 $231,481.32
111 $231,481.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,308.83 $234,313.27
112 $234,313.27 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,324.84 $237,161.23
113 $237,161.23 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,340.94 $240,025.29
114 $240,025.29 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,357.14 $242,905.55
115 $242,905.55 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,373.42 $245,802.09
116 $245,802.09 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,389.80 $248,715.01
117 $248,715.01 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,406.27 $251,644.40
118 $251,644.40 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,422.83 $254,590.35
119 $254,590.35 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,439.49 $257,552.96
120 $257,552.96 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,456.24 $260,532.32
121 $260,532.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,473.09 $263,528.53
122 $263,528.53 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,490.03 $266,541.68
123 $266,541.68 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,507.07 $269,571.87
124 $269,571.87 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,524.20 $272,619.19
125 $272,619.19 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,541.43 $275,683.74
126 $275,683.74 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,558.76 $278,765.62
127 $278,765.62 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,576.18 $281,864.92
128 $281,864.92 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,593.71 $284,981.75
129 $284,981.75 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,611.33 $288,116.20
130 $288,116.20 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,629.05 $291,268.37
131 $291,268.37 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,646.87 $294,438.36
132 $294,438.36 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,664.80 $297,626.28
133 $297,626.28 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,682.82 $300,832.22
134 $300,832.22 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,700.95 $304,056.29
135 $304,056.29 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,719.18 $307,298.59
136 $307,298.59 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,737.51 $310,559.22
137 $310,559.22 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,755.95 $313,838.29
138 $313,838.29 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,774.49 $317,135.90
139 $317,135.90 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,793.13 $320,452.15
140 $320,452.15 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,811.88 $323,787.15
141 $323,787.15 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,830.74 $327,141.01
142 $327,141.01 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,849.70 $330,513.83
143 $330,513.83 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,868.77 $333,905.72
144 $333,905.72 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,887.95 $337,316.79
145 $337,316.79 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,907.24 $340,747.15
146 $340,747.15 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,926.63 $344,196.90
147 $344,196.90 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,946.14 $347,666.16
148 $347,666.16 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,965.76 $351,155.04
149 $351,155.04 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,985.48 $354,663.64
150 $354,663.64 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,005.32 $358,192.08
151 $358,192.08 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,025.27 $361,740.47
152 $361,740.47 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,045.33 $365,308.92
153 $365,308.92 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,065.51 $368,897.55
154 $368,897.55 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,085.80 $372,506.47
155 $372,506.47 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,106.21 $376,135.80
156 $376,135.80 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,126.73 $379,785.65
157 $379,785.65 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,147.36 $383,456.13
158 $383,456.13 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,168.12 $387,147.37
159 $387,147.37 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,188.99 $390,859.48
160 $390,859.48 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,209.98 $394,592.58
161 $394,592.58 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,231.08 $398,346.78
162 $398,346.78 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,252.31 $402,122.21
163 $402,122.21 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,273.66 $405,918.99
164 $405,918.99 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,295.12 $409,737.23
165 $409,737.23 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,316.71 $413,577.06
166 $413,577.06 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,338.42 $417,438.60
167 $417,438.60 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,360.26 $421,321.98
168 $421,321.98 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,382.22 $425,227.32
169 $425,227.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,404.30 $429,154.74
170 $429,154.74 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,426.50 $433,104.36
171 $433,104.36 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,448.84 $437,076.32
172 $437,076.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,471.29 $441,070.73
173 $441,070.73 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,493.88 $445,087.73
174 $445,087.73 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,516.59 $449,127.44
175 $449,127.44 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,539.43 $453,189.99
176 $453,189.99 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,562.40 $457,275.51
177 $457,275.51 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,585.50 $461,384.13
178 $461,384.13 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,608.73 $465,515.98
179 $465,515.98 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,632.10 $469,671.20
180 $469,671.20 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,655.59 $473,849.91
181 $473,849.91 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,679.22 $478,052.25
182 $478,052.25 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,702.98 $482,278.35
183 $482,278.35 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,726.87 $486,528.34
184 $486,528.34 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,750.90 $490,802.36
185 $490,802.36 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,775.07 $495,100.55
186 $495,100.55 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,799.37 $499,423.04
187 $499,423.04 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,823.81 $503,769.97
188 $503,769.97 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,848.39 $508,141.48
189 $508,141.48 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,873.11 $512,537.71
190 $512,537.71 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,897.96 $516,958.79
191 $516,958.79 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,922.96 $521,404.87
192 $521,404.87 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,948.10 $525,876.09
193 $525,876.09 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,973.38 $530,372.59
194 $530,372.59 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,998.80 $534,894.51
195 $534,894.51 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,024.37 $539,442.00
196 $539,442.00 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,050.08 $544,015.20
197 $544,015.20 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,075.94 $548,614.26
198 $548,614.26 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,101.94 $553,239.32
199 $553,239.32 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,128.10 $557,890.54
200 $557,890.54 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,154.39 $562,568.05
201 $562,568.05 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,180.84 $567,272.01
202 $567,272.01 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,207.44 $572,002.57
203 $572,002.57 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,234.19 $576,759.88
204 $576,759.88 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,261.08 $581,544.08
205 $581,544.08 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,288.13 $586,355.33
206 $586,355.33 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,315.34 $591,193.79
207 $591,193.79 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,342.70 $596,059.61
208 $596,059.61 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,370.21 $600,952.94
209 $600,952.94 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,397.88 $605,873.94
210 $605,873.94 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,425.70 $610,822.76
211 $610,822.76 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,453.68 $615,799.56
212 $615,799.56 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,481.82 $620,804.50
213 $620,804.50 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,510.12 $625,837.74
214 $625,837.74 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,538.58 $630,899.44
215 $630,899.44 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,567.20 $635,989.76
216 $635,989.76 $1,523.12 $0.00 $3,595.98 $641,108.86
217 $641,108.86 $1,523.12 $178,568.74 $3,624.92 $467,688.16
218 $467,688.16 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,644.38 $471,855.66
219 $471,855.66 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,667.94 $476,046.72
220 $476,046.72 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,691.64 $480,261.48
221 $480,261.48 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,715.47 $484,500.07
222 $484,500.07 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,739.43 $488,762.62
223 $488,762.62 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,763.53 $493,049.27
224 $493,049.27 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,787.77 $497,360.16
225 $497,360.16 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,812.15 $501,695.43
226 $501,695.43 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,836.66 $506,055.21
227 $506,055.21 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,861.31 $510,439.64
228 $510,439.64 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,886.10 $514,848.86
229 $514,848.86 $1,523.12 $187,497.18 $2,911.03 $331,785.83
230 $331,785.83 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,875.97 $335,184.92
231 $335,184.92 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,895.18 $338,603.22
232 $338,603.22 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,914.51 $342,040.85
233 $342,040.85 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,933.95 $345,497.92
234 $345,497.92 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,953.50 $348,974.54
235 $348,974.54 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,973.15 $352,470.81
236 $352,470.81 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,992.92 $355,986.85
237 $355,986.85 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,012.80 $359,522.77
238 $359,522.77 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,032.79 $363,078.68
239 $363,078.68 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,052.90 $366,654.70
240 $366,654.70 $1,523.12 $0.00 $2,073.12 $370,250.94
241 $370,250.94 $1,523.12 $196,872.04 $2,093.45 $176,995.47
242 $176,995.47 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,000.76 $179,519.35
243 $179,519.35 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,015.03 $182,057.50
244 $182,057.50 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,029.38 $184,610.00
245 $184,610.00 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,043.81 $187,176.93
246 $187,176.93 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,058.33 $189,758.38
247 $189,758.38 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,072.92 $192,354.42
248 $192,354.42 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,087.60 $194,965.14
249 $194,965.14 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,102.36 $197,590.62
250 $197,590.62 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,117.21 $200,230.95
251 $200,230.95 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,132.13 $202,886.20
252 $202,886.20 $1,523.12 $0.00 $1,147.15 $205,556.47
253 $205,556.47 $0.00 $206,715.64 $1,162.25 $3.08