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Cost of Attendance


Tuition has been established by the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of Colorado, and is subject to change any time. The following tuition rates are published by the CU Denver Bursar's Office.  Fees will vary by campus, please review the fee structure for your specific campus.  

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Academic Year 2015-2016 Tuition Rates

Program Resident Tuition Non-Resident Tuition
MS programs (Anschutz Medical Campus only) $500 per credit hour

$1,215 per credit hour

PhD programs (Anschutz Medical Campus only) $458 per credit hour

$1,068 per credit hour

DrPH programs (Anschutz Medical Campus only) $458 per credit hour

$1,068 per credit hour

​MPH programs (Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado State University, and University of Northern Colorado) ​$733 per credit hour $1,215 per credit hour​
Certificate programs (Anschutz Medical Campus and University of Northern Colorado) $733 per credit hour​ $1,215 per credit hour​
​Non-Degree (Anschutz Medical Campus, CU South Denver and University of Northern Colorado) ​$733 per credit hour ​$1,215 per credit hour


Anschutz Medical Campus Fees Academic Year 2015-2016

Campus Wide Fees 2014-2015 Rates Per Year Comments
Per Term
​Career Services Fee ​$13.00 per credit hour Career Services Fee - This fee is used to support student career preparation, job development, and employer engagement for all CSPH graduate students.

​Health Insurance Fees

(12 months of coverage)  

Student Health Insurance Plans

Plan A: $4,515.86
Plan B: $3,514.04
Dental Plan: $275.00
Health Insurance Fee - This fee pays for a comprehensive insurance plan covering student injury and illness. It is mandatory for any student taking at least 5 credit hours in a term. Students carrying their own insurance may request that this fee be waived. 
Activity Fee   $20.00 Activity Fee - This fee is used to support the activities of the Student Senate and the student's home school student governance organization.
Academic Support Services Fee $75.00   Academic Support Services Fee - This campus-wide fee supports the library (67%), the registrar's office (26%), and educational support services (7%), to cover costs associated with instructional and other academic services. This fee was approved by students in spring 2005.
AMC RTD College Pass Program(Click here for waiver information.) $53.35   AMC RTD College Pass Program - This student activity fee, approved by a student election in fall 2008 and required of all degree-seeking students at the Anschutz Medical Campus, supports the RTD College Pass Program. The fee covers the payments due to RTD and the cost of providing term decals and student badges.

* Health Insurance is mandatory and all degree students enrolled in at least 5 credit hours will be billed for coverage with the CU Anschutz Medical Campus health plan. A student may waive health insurance if the student's comparable private plan meets waiver requirements. Contact Student Health Services for more information.

Colorado State University Campus Fees Academic Year 2015-2016

Credit ranges are based on CSPH courses taken at CSU 

Itemized List  

   Full Time             

 Part Time

Associated Students of CSU $39.49


Recreational Sports Office Operations Fee ​$16.07 ​N/A
Student Recreation Center Fee ​$123.08 ​N/A
Lory Student Center Operations Fees



Lory Student Center Facilites Fee   ​$76.21 ​$39.00
​Lory Student Center Associations Fee ​$9.21 ​N/A
CSU Health Network ​$166.56 ​N/A
​University Counseling Center Fee ​$44.24 ​N/A
Student Services Fee ​$100.64 ​N/A
​Athletics ​$114.92 ​N/A
​Technology Fee $25.00 ​$25.00
Facilities Fee ​$20.75/credit hour ​$20.75/credit hour

University of Northern Colorado Campus Fees Academic Year 2015-2016

Visit the University of Northern Colorado for details> UNC Costs

Other charges applicable to all campuses

Charge Description 2014-2015 Rates
Amount Frequency
Revenues from this fee are used to provide registration and records services (including transcripts) to students and alumni. The fee also covers the cost of student ID badges.
$140.00 One-time
Deferred Payment Plan Charge
Students who choose to take advantage of the Deferred Payment Plan are subject to a $35 charge for electing this option.
$35.00 Each semester when signing up for the payment plan
Service Charge
Students who do not pay their University bill by the payment due date indicated on their electronic billing statement (e-bill) are subject to a service charge each month on the past due portion of their account balance.
1.75% of past due balance Monthly
Returned Check Charge
Students who submit invalid bank items (checks, e-checks, etc.) to CU Denver are subject to a returned check charge. This includes but is not limited to items returned for insufficient funds, stopped payments, and invalid account numbers.
$20.00 Each time a bank item is returned.
Late Registration Penalty
A late registration penalty will be charged to students who are authorized to register after their regular registration period (this includes Candidate for Degree and Doctoral Thesis registrations). The registration penalty is separate and distinct from any penalty that may be assessed for late payment of tuition and fees.
$60.00 Each semester that a student registers for courses after their regular registration period.

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