There are 2 ways to look at how much it will cost to attend CU Boulder.
This does not include any personal expenses. See #2 to see our estimates for your personal expenses.
Want to see these costs?
Visit the Bursar's Office website to find more specific estimated costs based on your college/school/program.
This is referred to as the Cost of Attendance (COA) and includes:
View our Example Cost of Attendance (COA) to see common examples.
There are 2 major factors determine your financial aid award eligibility.
We carefully estimate what a student will pay to go to college for one year including both costs billed by CU and estimated personal expenses. View COA estimate examples.
EFC is an index number used to calculate a family's ability to pay for college.
Get more information on how financial aid is calculated.
Please note: the amount of aid you receive cannot exceed the cost to attend.
We have designed an Aid Estimator to help prospective students and their families plan for college costs.