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UCCS Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Cost?

Is what University of Colorado at Colorado Springs charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. If you're looking for specific information on UCCS costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does UCCS Charge for Tuition?

$10,994 In-State Tuition & Fees
$22,270 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At University of Colorado at Colorado Springs the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $22,270 in 2020-2021. If you were a Colorado resident, the yearly charges were $10,994.


UCCS tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does University of Colorado at Colorado Springs cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UCCS Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. At $22,270 a year, the average out-of-state tuition at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was high when compared to the national average.

In-state undergrads in Colorado pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. UCCS only charges $10,994 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

Take a look at the following chart to see how University of Colorado at Colorado Springs compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

NationwideRocky MountainsColorado
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveAverageInexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Financial Aid.

UCCS Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.95% In-State Tuition Increase
1.92% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$36,240 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 0.95% for the past five years, Colorado residents could expect to pay $8,933 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at UCCS to be $17,950, and $36,240 for four years.

For out-of-state students, tuition and fees have increased by about 1.92% in the past five years. This year, out-of-state students will be paying approximately $22,046 if the percentage increases stay the same.

This would result in a total cost of $44,517 for two years and $90,763 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UCCS.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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