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 Cost of Attendance Figures for 2021-2022

The cost estimates below are for Academic Year 2021-2022. Please note that actual costs will likely increase for the 2022 - 2023 academic year. Please note that your individual cost of attendance will vary. Estimated costs are subject to change. Taking more credit hours may increase the cost of the program. Students should add $6,750 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 isss@ucdenver.edu

University of Colorado Denver - Downtown Campus Programs

Note: Estimated 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$28,772$15,247 $4,153$46,854
College of Architecture and Planning$27,847$15,247$4,153$47,247
College of Arts & Media$27,905$15,247$4,153$47,305
College of Arts & Media (Digital Animation)$30,041$15,247$4,153$49,441
College of Engineering, Design and Computing $29,451$14,940$4,153$48,851
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences $27,454$15,247$4,153$46,854
School of Education & Human Development$27,295$14,940$4,153$46,695
School of Public Affairs$27,466$15,247$4,153$46,866