Tuition and fees have been established by the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of Colorado, and are subject to change at any time.
For tuition rates above 18 credit hours, please contact the Student Service Center at 303-315-1800.
Tuition for Non-Degree Undergraduate Students
Tuition is charged at the resident 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 is regarded as 1 hour in assessing tuition and fee charges.
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.
Mandatory Student Fees
Students are subject to FULL student fees when enrolled for both online and on-campus courses (courses with an in-person component).
Students enrolled in online courses only, are responsible for paying the Information Technology and Student Information System (SIS) fees (as well as the matriculation and international student fees, if applicable).
Students enrolled in Continuing Education courses that are off campus are only assessed the Information Technology and Student Information System (SIS) fees. However, students who are enrolled in courses taught on campus or concurrently enrolled in both Continuing Education and Denver main campus courses located on campus are subject to full student fees.
Out of State Online Only (OOSOO)
Out of state Denver campus students (students who do not reside in state) that are taking online courses only, may be eligible for a tuition rate that is 120% of the resident rate for that course. This rate applies to main campus courses only.
In addition to tuition, OOSOO students are responsible for the Information Technology and Student Information System (SIS) fee.
Students who believe they qualify for this rate must apply at the Registrar's office by completing this application and affidavit.3