Undergraduate Budget Examples

Figures reflect 2022-23 base tuition and fees and estimated expenses for two semesters (fall and spring) for a new student enrolled full-time.

 

On-Campus

Off-Campus

Living with
Parent(s)

Tuition and Fees

$13,106*

$13,106*

$13,106*

Books/Supplies

$1,200

$1,200

$1,200

Housing and Food

$16,146

$15,164

$5,246

Personal

$1,520

$1,520

$1,368

Transportation

$1,494

$1,494

$1,494

Total

$33,466

$32,484

$22,414

*Tuition notes:

  • Tuition reflects 2022-23 base tuition rate for students enrolled full-time and assumes that resident, undergraduates have applied for and authorized use of the College Opportunity Fund. To estimate costs based on your program, view the Bill Estimator provided by the Bursar's Office. 
  • This does not include a one-time new student fee of $232 charged the first semester.

Figures reflect 2022-23 and estimated expenses for two semesters (fall and spring) for a new student enrolled full-time.

 

On-Campus

Off-Campus

Tuition and Fees

$40,356*

$40,356*

Books/Supplies

$1,200

$1,200

Housing and Food

$16,146

$15,164

Personal

$1,520

$1,520

Transportation

$2,090

$2,090

Total

$61,312

$60,330

*Tuition notes:

  • Tuition reflects 2022-23 base tuition rate for new students enrolled full time. To estimate costs based on your program, view the Bill Estimator provided by the Bursar's Office. 
  • This does not include a one-time new student fee of $232 charged the first semester.

If you are not a Colorado resident but a member of an American Indian Tribe with historical ties to Colorado, you may qualify for in-state tuition under the Colorado American Indian Tribes In-State Tuition Act . Learn more about eligibility and how to apply, or contact tuitclass@colorado.edu for more information.

Graduate Budget Examples

Figures are based on estimated expenses for two semesters (fall and spring) in the 2022-23 academic year.

 

Full-Time

Half-Time

Tuition and Fees

$9,838*

$4,780*

Books/Supplies

$1,200

$600

Housing and Food

$15,830*

$15,830*

Personal

$1,520

$1,520

Transportation

$1,494

$1,494

Medical Expenses

$3,150

$3,150

Total

$33,032

$27,374

*Tuition note: Tuition is based on full-time (6 or more credit hours) and half-time (3-5 credit hours) enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences. Room and board is based on living off-campus.

Estimate Your Cost

Tuition & fee totals vary based on your program and courses. To estimate costs based on your program, view the Bill Estimator provided by the Bursar's Office.

Figures are based on estimated expenses for two semesters (fall and spring) in the 2022-23 academic year.

 

Full-Time

Half-Time

Tuition and Fees

$23,602*

$11,9662*

Books/Supplies

$1,200

$600

Housing and Food

$15,830*

$15,830*

Personal

$1,520

$1,520

Transportation

$2,090

$2,090

Medical Expenses

$3,150

$3,150

Total

$47,392

$34,852

*Tuition note: Tuition is based on full-time (6 or more credit hours) and half-time (3-5 credit hours) enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences. Room and board is based on living off-campus.

If you are not a Colorado resident but a member of an American Indian Tribe with historical ties to Colorado, you may qualify for in-state tuition under the Colorado American Indian Tribes In-State Tuition Act (effective Fall 2021). Learn more about eligibility and how to apply, or contact tuitclass@colorado.edu for more information.

Estimate Your Cost
  • Tuition & fee totals vary based on your program and courses. To see your specific costs, view the Bill Estimator provided by the Bursar's Office. 

For Law budget example visit the Law School's website.