Tuition and Financial Assistance

An investment in your education is an investment in the future. Learn more about the costs associated with joining the Program on Gender-Based Violence at the University of Colorado Denver.


Costs and Financing

Learn more about how to pay your bill and anticipate your living expenses. We can help you prepare for the significant financial responsibility of higher education.



Cost of participation in CU Denver degree courses is determined by the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office, U.S. Department of Education and the Colorado Department of Education guidelines.

Explore Tuition and Fees for graduate students at the Bursar’s Office

The Program on Gender-based Violence concentration and certificate courses are structured under the university’s Extended Studies Program in order to allow greater freedom in course pricing, keeping costs as low as possible for students.

For specific information on costs for the PGV courses, contact us at


Financial aid and scholarships

CU Denver’s Financial Aid & Scholarships Office provides a wealth of information on how to finance your education. Once you familiarize yourself with important financial aid and scholarships deadlines, be sure to:


CU Denver Scholarships

Students who are admitted to CU Denver will be given access to ScholarLYNX, a database of scholarship opportunities for CU Denver students.

Students interested in applying for CU Denver scholarships must complete the General Application for scholarships, which can be accessed in ScholarLYNX. Then, students can search the database and apply for scholarships for which they meet the eligibility criteria.

You may be automatically considered for scholarships that are not displayed in ScholarLYNX, based on information in your completed General Application for scholarships.


Note: Search for scholarships throughout each academic year that you are enrolled. Deadlines can vary and new scholarships may be added to ScholarLYNX at any time.


School of Public Affairs Scholarships

The School of Public Affairs strives to remove financial barriers to attaining a higher education by awarding scholarships and assistantships valued at more than $500,000 each year.

Get information on eligibility requirements, deadlines and amounts awarded.

View our scholarship opportunities

Admitted students who wish to apply for School of Public Affairs scholarships may do so through ScholarLYNX.