Your total cost to attend CU Denver includes more than your tuition & fees - you will also need to consider your housing, food, travel, health insurance, textbooks, etc. Before you can apply for your US student visa, you must prove to CU Denver that you have the necessary funding to support your first year of study. 

Estimated I-20 Cost of Attendance Figures for 2019-2020

The cost estimates below are for Academic Year 2019-2020. Please note that actual costs will likely increase for the 2020 - 2021 academic year and are otherwise subject to change without notice and may not reflect all costs for every program. Taking more credit hours may increase the cost of the program. Students should add $4,500 per year for each dependent family member (spouse and/or unmarried children under the age of 21) who will accompany them to the United States.

*** For cost estimates for Anschutz Medical Campus programs please contact

University of Colorado Denver - Downtown Campus Programs (I-20 Figures)

Note: Costs are for a 9-month period and based on 12 credit hours per semester for undergraduates.

 School/College/Program  Tuition & Fees*  Living Expenses  Books & Insurance  Total/Year
 Business School $30,206 $14,940  $3,995 $49,141
College of Architecture & Planning $29,281 $14,940 $4,995 $48,820
College of Arts & Media $29,339 $14,940 $3,995 $48,274
College of Engineering & Applied Science  $30,885 $14,940 $3,995 $49,820
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences  $28,888 $14,940  $3,995 $47,823
School of Education & Human Development $28,729 $14,940 $3,995  $47,664
School of Public Affairs $28,900 $14,940 $3,995 $47,835