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Graduate Tuition & Fees

Use the tuition calculator to estimate your tuition rate per credit and annual tuition cost according to your degree/program, and find the most common fees assessed to graduate students

The tuition calculator only estimates your charges; it does not reflect any scholarships, tuition waivers, or other aid that would reduce your cost. Wondering what your out-of-pocket costs will be? If you've already received your financial aid offer, you can estimate your bill to determine what you might owe each quarter/semester after your aid has paid.

How to use the tuition calculator:

  • Select "plan to enroll" if you're a prospective student looking for the tuition rate for a program you're interested in applying to. Select "currently enrolled" if you're currently enrolled in a DU graduate program and wish to view that program's tuition rate.
  • Be sure to select the correct academic year:
    • The current academic year is the 2020-2021 academic year, which includes the 2020 fall term, and the winter, spring and summer terms of 2021.
    • The next academic year is the 2021-2022 academic year, which includes the 2021 fall term, and the winter, spring and summer terms of 2022.
  • The number of credits you will take per year will depend on your program. If you aren't sure, contact your academic department. For three quarters (or two semesters for law programs):
    • Full-time students generally take between 30-54 credits per year.
    • Part-time students generally take between 12-24 credits per year.

Graduate Program Tuition Calculator

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Graduate Student Fees

These are the most common fees assessed to graduate students. Some courses may have additional fees not listed here, and a late registration fee is assessed to most students who have not registered by the first day of classes. For more information about billing and tuition payments, visit the Bursar's Office website.

2021-2022 Academic Year Fees
Fee Amount When Fee is Assessed
Technology Fee $4/credit Every quarter/semester
Health Insurance* $1,725 Fall and spring terms only
Health & Counseling Fee** - Graduate students $200 Every quarter
Health & Counseling Fee** - Law students $300 Every semester
Graduate Activity Fee $10 Every quarter
Graduate RTD College Pass $43 Every quarter
Law Activity Fee Enrolled in 1-11 credits: $27
Enrolled in 12+ credits: $41
Every semester
Law Transportation Fee $65 Every semester
Law Loan Repayment Assistance Program Fee
(JD students only)
$90 First semester only
Korbel School of International Studies Student Fee $30 Every quarter
Lamont School of Music Student Fee $95 Every quarter
Continuous Enrollment Fee $250 Every quarter
(if all coursework is completed)
English Language Center Program Fee $30 Every quarter
Agency Sponsored Student Fee $150 Every quarter

*Most full-time graduate students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan. You may waive participation in this program if you are covered under insurance plan.

**The health and counseling fee is automatically assessed each term to students registered in six or more credits, and covers many services provided at the Health & Counseling Center. Graduate students may waive participation in this program.

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