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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 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz) Bursar's Office. Fees will vary by campus, please review the fee structure for your specific campus.  

Academic Year 2017-2018 Tuition Rates
Program Resident Tuition Non-Resident Tuition
MPH programs (CU Anschutz, CSU, UNC) $778 per credit hour

$1,215 per credit hour

MS programs (CU Anschutz only)
$515 per credit hou​r

$1,215 per credit hour

DrPH programs (CU Anschutz only) $472 per credit hour

$1,068 per credit hour

PhD programs (CU Anschutz only)
$472 per credit hour $1,068 per credit hour​
Certificate programs (CU Anschutz, ​UNC) $778 per credit hour​ $1,215 per credit hour​
​Non-Degree programs (CU Anschutz, UNC) ​$778 per credit hour ​$1,215 per credit hour


Fees Applicable to All ColoradoSPH Campuses

Fee Type 2016 - 2017 Rates
Amount Frequency
Matriculation Fee
$140.00 One-time
​​​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.
Tuition Deposit ​$200 ​One-time
The tuition deposit confirms a student's spot in the incoming class at the Colorado School of Public Health. It is a mandatory, non-refundable fee.
Background Check ​Varies ​One-time
​The background check fee covers the cost of the background check and verification of immunization records required of all incoming ColoradoSPH students. 
Deferred Payment Plan Charge
$35.00 Per Term
Students who choose to take advantage of the Deferred Payment Plan are subject to a $35 charge for electing this option. Charge incurred each semester when signing up for the payment plan.
Service Charge
1.75% Per Month
​​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 of 1.75% each month on the past due portion of their account balance.
Returned Check Charge
$20.00 Individual
​​Students who submit invalid bank items (checks, e-checks, etc.) 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. Charge is incurred each time a bank item is returned.
Late Registration Penalty
$60.00 Per Term
​​​ 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.​​
Career Services Fee ​$13.00 ​Per Credit Hour
​​​The career services fee is used to support student career preparation, job development, and employer engagement for all ColoradoSPH graduate students. Amount is charged per credit hour.

In addition to the tuition and fees listed above, each ColoradoSPH campus has its own associated fees. More information can be found below:


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Mail Stop B119
Aurora, CO 80045


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