Colorado State Cost of Living and How it Measures up
Room, board, as well as other charges may add up to a significant amount. Exactly how much does Colorado State request for these basics, and just how does it compare to other schools?
How Room & Board Affects Your College Costs
Make the right college decision for you by taking the true cost of college into account. Start by knowing just how much you will be paying a year for room, board, and other living expenses.
Here's What Sleeping and Eating is Going to Cost You
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Colorado State. The standard student spent $5,416 for housing and $5,694 for dining in 2016 - 2017.
The next table outlines average expected costs at Colorado State University - Fort Collins for both on-campus and off-campus housing, meal plans as well as other charges.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$11,110||$9,693|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,360||$1,360|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200||$1,200|
Over 4 Years You Will Spend About $58,336 on Housing, Food and Other Stuff
There has been an average 2.9% cost change each year over the past five years in Colorado State room & board costs. If existing developments in housing and meal expenses continue, we predict this year's incoming first years to be charged $14,183 for their first year of school. By their closing year an undergraduate would spend an average of $14,447 for an associate degree, and $14,716 for a four-year degree.
Total room and board costs over the course of four years will be $58,336; for just two years it will be $28,630.
Details on Your Campus Living Situation and Meal Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||6,214|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||21|
Room & Board Priced Similarly to Other Schools
Colorado State on-campus students pay as much as $13,670 for their room and board. This cost is close to the national average of $14,288.