Total tuition and fee charges are based on the sum of base tuition and fees, charges for technology, special course fees, and additional tuition (undergraduates only).*

Base Tuition and General Fees:

Undergraduate and Colorado Resident

Undergraduate Non-Resident

Western Undergraduate Exchange Student (WUE)


Professional Veterinary Medicine (PVM)

English Language Program Tuition and Fees

GUEST Tuition and Fees

Additional Charges and Fees:

Charges for Technology

Special Course Fees

Undergraduate Differential Tuition

Graduate Differential Tuition

Other Information:

General Fee Schedule

Tuition and Fee Assessment Term Definitions

Base Tuition Amount charged all students per credit hour. There is a different rate for undergraduate residents, undergraduate non-residents, Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) students, graduate residents, graduate non-residents and Professional Veterinary Medicine students.
COF Stipend Since fall 2005, undergraduate Colorado resident students have been eligible to receive a College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend from the State of Colorado to apply toward tuition costs. To receive the COF stipend students must apply on the COF website AND authorize CSU to request the funds via RAMweb. For more information about COF, please see the Student Financial Services website.
Student’s Share of
Base Tuition
Amount of tuition for which an undergraduate Colorado resident student is responsible, after the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend is credited to the student account.
General Fees Fees to support general student services on campus. See “Breakdown of General Fees” under the Tuition & Fees section for a breakdown of these fees.
University Technology
Fee to support university-wide technology needs for students.
University Facilities Fee Fee per credit hour to support the construction and maintenance of campus buildings.
Student’s Share of Base Tuition and Fees The amount of tuition and fees for which an undergraduate student is responsible. (For an undergraduate Colorado resident student, this is after the COF stipend is credited to the student account.) This does NOT include any additional tuition, charges for technology or special course fees.

Total Costs of Attendance

The cost of attendance (COA) is the estimated full and reasonable cost of completing a full year as a full-time student. The cost of attendance  includes:

  • Tuition and fees payable to the institution
  • Books and supplies
  • Room and board
  • Personal costs, transportation

For more information see: Office of Financial Aid

*Tuition and Fees Calculator

To get an estimate of tuition and fees in your field of study click on the link below. Amounts displayed are intended as an estimate only, and should not be used for billing purposes. Charges will vary, depending on the student’s actual registration, demographics and course of study. All rates are subject to change.

Tuition and Fees Calculator

Summer 2017 Tuition and Fees

Tuition listed here is for on-campus, degree-seeking students who intend to enroll in on-campus and/or online courses and non-degree students who intend to enroll in on-campus courses.

Differential Tuition assessment may apply to both on-campus and online courses.

Summer Session 2017