What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Prepare yourself financially for your college degree. Compare CU - Boulder's tuition charges to other typical colleges and universities. Check for price tendencies and increases to find out if you should budget for more resources for the next 4-6 years of tuition.
Fees & Tuition Comparison
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, look at the table below to see how CU - Boulder measures up to other schools.
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In-State Students Can Receive a Tuition Discount
CU - Boulder fees and tuition is dramatically lowered for students living in Colorado. For in-state students, tuition and fees is set at $12,086 for the 2017 - 2018 year, 66.6% off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $10,248 and fees $1,838.
CU - Boulder out-of-state undergrads paid $36,220 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. $1,838 was fees, and $34,382 was for tuition.
The following table outlines the costs explained above for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
For more details, click CU - Boulder Cost Per Credit Hour.
Tuition and Fees Projection
University of Colorado Boulder tuition and fees for out-of-state students grew at an average yearly rate of 2.9% over the past 5 years. In the same time period, tuition grew by 3.0% and fees grew by 4.2%. Due to this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees this year will total $37,285.
For a two-year degree, we estimate tuition and fees will be $75,666 and $155,846 for a four-year degree. Remember, this does not cover additional charges such as room and board, transportation, and books.
The following chart shows estimated future tuition and fees which includes residence based discounts for undergrads at CU - Boulder.
Pay attention to how much college fees and tuition is increasing annually. At many schools undergrads will end up spending more money on their final year of college than they did for their first.
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