Cost of Attendance
Below, you'll see estimated costs for students in University College programs.
Learn more about direct vs. indirect costs.Cost of Attendance Overview
2020-2021 Academic Year Costs
These costs will appear on your University bill, and are based on the number of credits you take each quarter. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the tuition rate is $730 per credit; most students in University College take 4 credits per term (which is one class). The table below represents your estimated costs per quarter.
|Tuition (4 credits)||$2,920|
To determine these estimated expenses, we research the cost of living in the DU area and use recommended guidelines published by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Your actual costs may be different.
Category Per Quarter Books $200 Housing & Meals $5,217 Transportation $555 Personal Expenses $468 Loan Fees* $69 Total $6,509
*A 1.066% origination fee is taken out at disbursement of Federal Direct Unsubsidized loans. The loan fees listed above are the average for graduate students who borrow these loans. Actual fees will depend on the amount borrowed.
Estimate Your Bill:
The figures listed above are general estimates. If you'd like to get a more precise calculation of what you'll be billed each quarter of the 2020-21 academic year, use our estimated billing worksheet. (Note: To use this worksheet, you'll need a financial aid offer, which is sent once you have applied for aid and have been admitted to a graduate program.)
> Download the 2020-2021 Estimated Billing Worksheet (Excel document)
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