CU - Boulder Living Expenses and How it Compares
Room, board, and other expenses will add up to a lot. Just how much does CU - Boulder charge for these necessities, and how does it compare to other schools?
Living Expenses and You
Make the best college choice for yourself by understanding the true cost of college. Start by being familiar with how much you'll be paying each year for room, board, and other living expenses.
Here's What Sleeping and Eating is Going to Cost You
Housing and dining plans at CU - Boulder are bundled. The standard student paid $13,998 in 2017 - 2018 to live on campus.
The table below will show you the average expected prices of both on-campus and off-campus housing and other expenses for University of Colorado Boulder.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$13,998||$12,428|
|Other Living Expenses||$2,294||$2,294|
|Books and Supplies||$1,800||$1,800|
What is Room & Board Over Four Years? The Sum Comes to $78,415
In the past five years, CU - Boulder housing and dining costs have changed 3.0% each year on average. If current trends proceed, incoming first year students this year will be charged $18,938 in housing, meals and other expenses for their first year of college. In their final year a student would pay around $19,375 for a two-year degree, and $19,823 for a bachelor degree.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will end up spending a total of $78,415 in room and board by the time they graduate, while associates degree students will pay a total of $38,312.
More on Your Campus Living Situation and Food Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||8,081|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||19|
Room, Board & Campus Costs are Expensive
University of Colorado Boulder room, board, books, supplies and other expenses total $18,092, well above the national average of $14,604.