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Tuition and Finances

Cost (and Savings) of Attendance

The CU Denver Financial Services offers more than $21 million in financial assistance to qualified students on the downtown Denver campus each year.

Out of State, Online Only Discounted Tuition: Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

You are eligible for the discounted amount if you: live outside of Colorado and take all of your CU Denver courses online.

The discounted non-resident tuition (per credit hour) for Undergraduates:

  • Freshman & Sophomore: $440*
  • Junior & Senior: $467*

This amount is higher than the standard in-state tuition, but significantly lower than the non-resident tuition amount. If you qualify for this rate, you must apply at the Registrar's Office by completing this application and affidavit.

Exceptions: Some online classes are in CU Denver’s extended campus. The tuition rates of these classes will be set by the schools and programs offering these courses. If you are unsure whether the course you are considering is in extended campus or in main campus (and may be eligible for a tuition discount), please contact your school/college program coordinator.

COF

College Opportunity Fund (COF) is Colorado's support for higher education utilizing tax dollars. So with it, your tuition is less, but you must take action in order to receive it.

Since there is no distinction between online and on campus courses (some institutions are online only) our in-state undergrads can qualify for this stipend.

Undergraduate Tuition

Tuition for: 2014 to 2015

Status: Western Undergraduate Exchange

   

Student level: Lower Level

      1 $551.00  
      2 $1,101.00  
      3 $1,652.00  
      4 $2,202.00  
      5 $2,753.00  
      6 $3,303.00  
      7 $3,854.00  
      8 $4,404.00  
      9 $4,955.00  
      10 $5,505.00  
      11 $6,056.00  
      12 $6,606.00  
      13 $7,157.00  
      14 $7,707.00  
      15 $8,258.00  
      16 $8,808.00  
      17 $9,359.00  
      18 $9,471.00  
   

Student level: Upper Level

      1 $584.00  
      2 $1,167.00  
      3 $1,751.00  
      4 $2,334.00  
      5 $2,918.00  
      6 $3,501.00  
      7 $4,085.00  
      8 $4,668.00  
      9 $5,252.00  
      10 $5,835.00  
      11 $6,419.00  
      12 $7,002.00  
      13 $7,586.00  
      14 $8,169.00  
      15 $8,753.00  
      16 $9,330.00  
      17 $9,912.00  
      18 $10,025.00

Status: Resident

   

Student level: New Lower Level

      Total Tuition Tuition After COF
      1 $367.00 $292.00
      2 $734.00 $584.00
      3 $1,101.00 $876.00
      4 $1,468.00 $1,168.00
      5 $1,835.00 $1,460.00
      6 $2,202.00 $1,752.00
      7 $2,569.00 $2,044.00
      8 $2,936.00 $2,336.00
      9 $3,303.00 $2,628.00
      10 $3,670.00 $2,920.00
      11 $4,037.00 $3,212.00
      12 $4,404.00 $3,504.00
      13 $4,771.00 $3,796.00
      14 $5,138.00 $4,088.00
      15 $5,505.00 $4,380.00
      16 $5,872.00 $4,672.00
      17 $6,239.00 $4,964.00
      18 $6,314.00 $4,964.00
   

Student level: New Upper Level

      1 $389.00 $314.00
      2 $778.00 $628.00
      3 $1,167.00 $942.00
      4 $1,556.00 $1,256.00
      5 $1,945.00 $1,570.00
      6 $2,334.00 $1,884.00
      7 $2,723.00 $2,198.00
      8 $3,112.00 $2,512.00
      9 $3,501.00 $2,826.00
      10 $3,890.00 $3,140.00
      11 $4,279.00 $3,454.00
      12 $4,668.00 $3,768.00
      13 $5,057.00 $4,082.00
      14 $5,446.00 $4,396.00
      15 $5,835.00 $4,710.00
      16 $6,220.00 $5,020.00
      17 $6,608.00 $5,333.00
      18 $6,683.00 $5,333.00

Status: Online Only, Out of State (compare to Non Resident)

   

Student level: Lower Level

      1 $440.00  
      2 $880.00  
      3 $1,320.00  
      4 $1,760.00  
      5 $2,200.00  
      6 $2,640.00  
      7 $3,080.00  
      8 $3,520.00  
      9 $3,960.00  
      10 $4,400.00  
      11 $4,840.00  
      12 $5,280.00  
      13 $5,720.00  
      14 $6,160.00  
      15 $6,600.00  
      16 $7,040.00  
      17 $7,480.00  
      18 $7,920.00  
   

Student level: Upper Level

      1 $467.00  
      2 $934.00  
      3 $1,401.00  
      4 $1,868.00  
      5 $2,335.00  
      6 $2,802.00  
      7 $3,269.00  
      8 $3,736.00  
      9 $4,203.00  
      10 $4,670.00  
      11 $5,137.00  
      12 $5,604.00  
      13 $6,071.00  
      14 $6,538.00  
      15 $7,005.00  
      16 $7,472.00  
      17 $7,939.00  
      18 $8,406.00  

Status: Non Resident

   

Student level: Non Resident

      1 $901.00  
      2 $1,802.00  
      3 $2,703.00  
      4 $3,604.00  
      5 $4,505.00  
      6 $5,406.00  
      7 $6,307.00  
      8 $7,208.00  
      9 $8,109.00  
      10 $9,010.00  
      11 $9,911.00  
      12 $10,812.00  
      13 $11,713.00  
      14 $12,614.00  
      15 $13,515.00  
      16 $14,416.00  
      17 $15,317.00  
      18 $16,218.00  

 

 

*Amount applies to 17 credits or less. If you take more than 17, your tuition will be slightly different. Please contact the Bursars Office for more details.

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Cost (and Savings) of Attendance

The CU Denver Financial Services offers more than $70 million in financial assistance to qualified students on the downtown Denver campus each year (divided amongst 12,000+ students).

Here is the non-resident tuition amount for each school and college.

UNDERGRADUATE (per credit hour) GRADUATE (per credit hour)
Business School: $500 Business School: $650
College of Arts and Media: $511 College of Arch. & Planning: $460
College of Engineering: $522 College of Arts and Media: $850
College of Liberal Arts: $448 College of Engineering: $522
School of Public Affairs: $357 College of Liberal Arts: $469
  School of Education: $349
  School of Public Affairs (MPA): $567
  School of Public Affairs (MCJ): $520

 

How Do You Qualify

You are eligible for this amount if you...

  • Live outside of Colorado
  • Take all of your CU Denver courses online

This amount is higher than the standard in-state tuition, but significantly lower than the non-resident tuition amount.  

Changes If You're An Undergraduate Student

Beginning in Spring 2012, the way CU Denver charges tuition will change for certain out-of-state students in online classes.

 

* Returning Students Click Here For More Information

* Prospective/New Students Click Here For More Information

* Automatic Application Click Here

If you have questions, contact your school/college program coordinator.

Here is the non-resident tuition amount for each school and college.

UNDERGRADUATE (per credit hour) GRADUATE (per credit hour)
Business School: $500 Business School: $650
College of Arts and Media: $511 College of Arch. & Planning: $460
College of Engineering: $522 College of Arts and Media: $850
College of Liberal Arts: $448 College of Engineering: $522
School of Public Affairs: $357 College of Liberal Arts: $469
  School of Education: $349
  School of Public Affairs (MPA): $567
  School of Public Affairs (MCJ): $520

 

How Do You Qualify

You are eligible for this amount if you...

  • Live outside of Colorado
  • Take all of your CU Denver courses online

This amount is higher than the standard in-state tuition, but significantly lower than the non-resident tuition amount.  

Changes If You're An Undergraduate Student

Beginning in Spring 2012, the way CU Denver charges tuition will change for certain out-of-state students in online classes.

 

* Returning Students Click Here For More Information

* Prospective/New Students Click Here For More Information

* Automatic Application Click Here

If you have questions, contact your school/college program coordinator.

 

 

 

 

Graduate Tuition by School and College

Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Maymester 2012, Summer 2012

Tuition and fees at the university have been established by the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of Colorado, and is subject to change any time.

Please Note: The tuition rates below do not apply to or include Extended Studies credit hours. Tuition for each Extended Studies course is charged in addition to tuition for any "Main Campus" credit hours and is established by the individual University Department/College offering the course. For questions about the tuition rate for a particular Extended Studies course, please contact the offering Department/College.

Resident: Freshman & Sophomore

Credit Hours Total Tuition Tuition after COF**
(Student’s Share)
Per Credit Hour

0 - 1

$326

$264

$264

2

$652

$528

$264

3

$978

$792

$264

4

$1,304

$1,056

$264

5

$1,630

$1,320

$264

6

$1,956

$1,584

$264

7

$2,282

$1,848

$264

8

$2,608

$2,112

$264

9

$2,934

$2,376

$264

10

$3,260

$2,640

$264

11

$3,586

$2,904

$264

12

$3,912

$3,168

$264

13

$4,194

$3,388

$261

14

$4,256

$3,388

$242

15

$4,318

$3,388

$226

16

$4,380

$3,388

$212

17

$4,442

$3,388

$199

18

$4,504

$3,388

$188

19 $4,830 $3,652 $192
20 $5,156 $3,916 $196
21 $5,482 $4,180 $199

** NOTE: The “Tuition after COF (Student’s Share)” columns above represent the student’s share of tuition, after the $62 per credit hour College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend has been applied for and authorized by student.

Tuition after COF (Student's Share) rates above 21 credit hours increase at the rate of $264 for each additional credit hour.

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Resident: Junior & Senior

Credit Hours Total Tuition Tuition after COF**
(Student’s Share)
Per Credit Hour

0 - 1

$346

$284

$284

2

$692

$568

$284

3

$1,038

$852

$284

4

$1,384

$1,136

$284

5

$1,730

$1,420

$284

6

$2,076

$1,704

$284

7

$2,422

$1,988

$284

8

$2,768

$2,272

$284

9

$3,114

$2,556

$284

10

$3,460

$2,840

$284

11

$3,806

$3,124

$284

12

$4,152

$3,408

$284

13

$4,442

$3,636

$280

14

$4,504

$3,636

$260

15

$4,566

$3,636

$242

16

$4,628

$3,636

$227

17

$4,690

$3,636

$214

18

$4,752

$3,636

$202

19 $5,098 $3,920 $206
20 $5,444 $4,204 $210
21 $5,790 $4,488 $214

** NOTE: The “Tuition after COF (Student’s Share)” columns above represent the student’s share of tuition, after the $62 per credit hour College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend has been applied for and authorized by student.

Tuition after COF (Student's Share) rates above 21 credit hours increase at the rate of $284 for each additional credit hour.

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Non-Resident

Credit Hours Tuition Per Credit Hour

0 - 1

$813

$813

2

$1,626

$813

3

$2,439

$813

4

$3,252

$813

5

$4,065

$813

6

$4,878

$813

7

$5,691

$813

8

$6,504

$813

9

$7,317

$813

10

$8,130

$813

11

$8,943

$813

12

$9,756

$813

13

$10,027

$771

14

$10,298

$736

15

$10,569

$705

16

$11,382

$711

17

$12,195

$717

18

$13,008

$723

19 $13,821 $727
20 $14,634 $732
21 $15,447 $736

Tuition rates above 21 credit hours increase by the rate of $813 for each additional credit hour.

Tuition for Non-Degree Undergraduate Students

Tuition is charged at the Resident: Junior/Senior rate for non-degree undergraduate students who are Colorado residents. Tuition is charged at the standard non-resident undergraduate rate for non-degree undergraduate students who have not established in-state residency.

Tuition for Courses Taken for No Credit

Tuition for courses taken for no credit (NC) is the same as for courses taken for credit.

Fractional Credit

Fractional credit is regarded as 1 hour in assessing tuition and fee charges.

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Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Maymester 2012, Summer 2012

Tuition and fees at the university have been established by the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of Colorado, and is subject to change any time.

Please Note: The tuition rates below do not apply to or include Extended Studies credit hours. Tuition for each Extended Studies course is charged in addition to tuition for any "Main Campus" credit hours and is established by the individual University Department/College offering the course. For questions about the tuition rate for a particular Extended Studies course, please contact the offering Department/College.

Resident: Freshman & Sophomore

Credit Hours Total Tuition Tuition after COF**
(Student’s Share)
Per Credit Hour

0 - 1

$326

$264

$264

2

$652

$528

$264

3

$978

$792

$264

4

$1,304

$1,056

$264

5

$1,630

$1,320

$264

6

$1,956

$1,584

$264

7

$2,282

$1,848

$264

8

$2,608

$2,112

$264

9

$2,934

$2,376

$264

10

$3,260

$2,640

$264

11

$3,586

$2,904

$264

12

$3,912

$3,168

$264

13

$4,194

$3,388

$261

14

$4,256

$3,388

$242

15

$4,318

$3,388

$226

16

$4,380

$3,388

$212

17

$4,442

$3,388

$199

18

$4,504

$3,388

$188

19 $4,830 $3,652 $192
20 $5,156 $3,916 $196
21 $5,482 $4,180 $199

** NOTE: The “Tuition after COF (Student’s Share)” columns above represent the student’s share of tuition, after the $62 per credit hour College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend has been applied for and authorized by student.

Tuition after COF (Student's Share) rates above 21 credit hours increase at the rate of $264 for each additional credit hour.

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Resident: Junior & Senior

Credit Hours Total Tuition Tuition after COF**
(Student’s Share)
Per Credit Hour

0 - 1

$346

$284

$284

2

$692

$568

$284

3

$1,038

$852

$284

4

$1,384

$1,136

$284

5

$1,730

$1,420

$284

6

$2,076

$1,704

$284

7

$2,422

$1,988

$284

8

$2,768

$2,272

$284

9

$3,114

$2,556

$284

10

$3,460

$2,840

$284

11

$3,806

$3,124

$284

12

$4,152

$3,408

$284

13

$4,442

$3,636

$280

14

$4,504

$3,636

$260

15

$4,566

$3,636

$242

16

$4,628

$3,636

$227

17

$4,690

$3,636

$214

18

$4,752

$3,636

$202

19 $5,098 $3,920 $206
20 $5,444 $4,204 $210
21 $5,790 $4,488 $214

** NOTE: The “Tuition after COF (Student’s Share)” columns above represent the student’s share of tuition, after the $62 per credit hour College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend has been applied for and authorized by student.

Tuition after COF (Student's Share) rates above 21 credit hours increase at the rate of $284 for each additional credit hour.

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Non-Resident

Credit Hours Tuition Per Credit Hour

0 - 1

$813

$813

2

$1,626

$813

3

$2,439

$813

4

$3,252

$813

5

$4,065

$813

6

$4,878

$813

7

$5,691

$813

8

$6,504

$813

9

$7,317

$813

10

$8,130

$813

11

$8,943

$813

12

$9,756

$813

13

$10,027

$771

14

$10,298

$736

15

$10,569

$705

16

$11,382

$711

17

$12,195

$717

18

$13,008

$723

19 $13,821 $727
20 $14,634 $732
21 $15,447 $736

Tuition rates above 21 credit hours increase by the rate of $813 for each additional credit hour.

Tuition for Non-Degree Undergraduate Students

Tuition is charged at the Resident: Junior/Senior rate for non-degree undergraduate students who are Colorado residents. Tuition is charged at the standard non-resident undergraduate rate for non-degree undergraduate students who have not established in-state residency.

Tuition for Courses Taken for No Credit

Tuition for courses taken for no credit (NC) is the same as for courses taken for credit.

Fractional Credit

Fractional credit is regarded as 1 hour in assessing tuition and fee charges.

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