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University of Colorado Denver Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,736 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,384 tuition
$10,410 on campus room & board
$1,832 books
$1,110 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$33,248 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,896 tuition
$10,410 on campus room & board
$1,832 books
$1,110 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,751 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
73% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,305 avg)
34% get state aid ($1,163 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($3,751 avg)
39% get loans ($5,254 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.07% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.18% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,503 61%
Federal Grant Aid $4,305 39%
Pell Grants $4,159 39%
Other Federal Grants $1,937 3%
Institution Grant Aid $3,751 52%
State Grant Aid $1,163 34%
Student Loans $5,254 39%
Federal Loans $5,030 39%
Other Loans $10,606 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$250 - $500 Y
$500 R
$4,000 - $64,000 Y Y Y N
$100 - $500 R R
$1,000 R R
- R
- Y
- R
$1,500 R
- R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Colorado Denver offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $266
Out of State $829


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Kayla from Parker, CO
  • Oct-20-2013 I am a current student here

    I would say the worth is average. I like the campus and they have lots of things to do. Yet, the classes aren't as rigorous and involved as I would like them to be. I don't get challenging assignments or learn many new concepts in class.

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  • Allison from Denver, CO
  • Aug-21-2013 I am a current student here

    If you are an instate resident its great for the price. But because I'm out of state it is a bit more expensive. I still think it has pretty good bang for its buck though.

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  • 5
  • Nala from Denver, CO
  • Jul-19-2013 I am a current student here

    the school being in downtown is very convenient, there are limitless means of transportation to and from school and to other places as well, the RTD pass given to the students makes it much easier to travel by bus or light rail, there are unlimited amount of restaurant at which friends can hang out and eat and the library is a huge place where a student can always study

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