Understanding Tuition & Fees
Plan economically for your education. Contrast Colorado State's tuition and fees to other U.S. universities and colleges. Look for price trends and increases to find out if you must devote more money for the following 4 years of college bills.
How do Fees & Tuition at Colorado State Compare With Other Colleges?
The next table shows how Colorado State compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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Tuition Discounts Offered to Students Living in Colorado
Tuition and fees at Colorado State is lowered dramatically for students living in Colorado. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $11,052 for the 2016 - 2017 year, a 61.0% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $8,716 and fees $2,336.
Out-of-state undergrads at Colorado State spent $28,346 in fees and tuition in 2016 - 2017. Of this total, $26,010 was the price of tuition and $2,336 the expense of fees.
View the table below to find 2016 - 2017 academic year costs.
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Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
Colorado State University - Fort Collins tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased with a standard yearly rate of 3.6% within the last five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 3.0% and fees increased by 7.8%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees this year will be $29,372.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $59,808 and $124,023 for a four-year degree. Remember, this doesn't cover other charges including room and board, transportation, and books.
See the following chart to find out how Colorado State fees and tuition may develop including residence based reductions in the years to come.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other factors, the cost of college has a tendency to grow each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more than your initial year.
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