Invest in Your Future

The decision to invest in your graduate education is an important step toward achieving your goals.

Cost of Attendance

For information on financing your Master's degree, select from the options below:

For information on our MS Accounting & MS Taxation, please visit: Accounting Admissions Info

Scholarship Opportunities 2023-2024

All applicants are considered for merit scholarships by the admissions committee. A list of the generous donors and scholarships you will automatically be considered for are listed below.

Alteryx Analytics Graduate MS Business Scholarship Fund: Alteryx offers $5,000 awards to top MS Business Analytics students.

Leeds Board Diversity Equity & Inclusion Scholarship: The purpose of this scholarship is to support graduate students from underrepresented communities at the Leeds School of Business. 

Leeds-Delgado Celebrating Las Diferencias Graduate Scholarship: To provide graduate scholarship awards for full-time, part-time, one-year masters and hybrid students with preference towards students who have participated in End the Gap or other gender equity programming, students with a demonstrated interest or intended career path in humane education and/or sustainability and students who are vegans or interested in plant-based eating.

Martin F. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship Fund for MS in Supply Chain Management: Martin F. Schmidt Memorial offers awards to top MS Supply Chain students.

Prosky Family Scholarship for MS in Real Estate: Prosky offers scholarships to top MS Real Estate students.


Special Scholarships with additional requirements:

The Leeds School of Business offers scholarships that require a separate application, consisting of an essay submission. To apply, you must first have an active Leeds Graduate Application. More information and the specific essay prompt for each scholarship will be available later this fall in the application and the application status portal.

The Leeds School of Business recommends that eligible students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In situations where need is a requirement for scholarship consideration, FAFSA will be consulted.

Hummel Family Foundation Graduate Scholarship*: This fund provides financial support for incoming graduate students at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. Applicants must demonstrate serious financial need to be considered for this award.  You must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for need-based award consideration (US. Citizens or Permanent Residents only) no later than March 1st.  Preference will be given to previous Federal Pell Grant recipients.  Applications from previous Hummel recipients will be prioritized.  Separate essay due by February 1, 2024.

Mel and Marcy Balaguer Scholarship*: This fund will be used to provide scholarship support to underrepresented students. Underrepresented students include those students from socioeconomic backgrounds who are historically underrepresented in the field of business, and/or students who have faced unusual adversity. Scholarships will be awarded for up to two years if the students remain in good academic standing. Financial need will be considered in the awarding of these scholarships. Separate essay due by February 1, 2024.


Assistantships, TA Positions & Research Opportunities 

We do not offer assistantships or research opportunities. There are limited teaching assistantships and they are only offered during the second year. They are not part of the admissions process nor fully funded opportunities.


Loan Funding

Eligible graduate students (US citizens and permanent residents) may apply for federal financial aid in the form of student loans. To apply you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate academic year as soon as possible. The priority deadline for financial aid consideration at the University of Colorado at Boulder is April 1. For more information contact the Office of Financial Aid at 303.492.5091, by email at

Direct Loans
Federal Direct Loans are fixed-rate student loans for graduate students attending a college or university at least half time. Eligible graduate students may borrow Direct Unsubsidized Loans which have a loan limit of $20,500 per year and a current fixed interest rate of 6% after 7/1/17.

Graduate Plus Loans
Graduate PLUS student loans are also unsubsidized and require a credit check. The yearly limit on a Graduate PLUS Loan is equal to your cost of attendance minus any other financial aid you receive. Graduate PLUS loans have a current fixed interest rate of 7% after 7/1/17.

Private Loans
For students who are not eligible for federal loans (international students), or who need additional assistance beyond the federal loan programs, there are a variety of private lenders who offer loan options for graduate study. More information on international student loans and graduate financial aid is available at:

Important Resources

Bursar’s Office/Billing
Office of Financial Aid