University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$15,865
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$12,099
$30k - $48k
$13,034
$48k - $75k
$16,253
$75k - $110k
$20,829
$110k+
$21,837
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$9,335
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$25,832
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,250
Books and Supplies
$1,800
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
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Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
49%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
26%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,172
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
26%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,703
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,940
Students receiving state aid
41%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$2,289
Students receiving federal aid
43%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,703
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$41,831,908
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$3,273,052

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
37%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,806
Students receiving federal loans
36%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$4,887
Average Other Loans Per Year
$14,845
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$14,091
Loan Default Rate
5%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$218

What Students Are Saying

3.65 Average Rating
While I think education is invaluable and priceless, the tuition does increase every year as a result of lack of state funding to this public institution. I also pay out-of-state so any small tuition increase is definitely not appreciated. That being said, you do get a thorough education despite the cost.
Christianna from Denver, CO
Goes along with the last comment. Pretty much everything is included what you pay, so you pay for just whatever extra you do at places you go, but like I said, there are lots of things to do that don't cost money, especially if you don't mind window shopping.
Anjole' from Colorado Springs, CO
UCD is great when it comes to its pricing! It was actually cheaper for me to go here then to stay home and go to one of the major universities in Hawaii.
Kara from Kapolei, HI
Your money does go a long way at CU Denver, good education at a reasonable price.
Jose from Brighton, CO

Anyone who's been researching colleges and costs for attending, is aware of the skyrocketing prices colleges are asking for today. UCD pushes away the 60 thousand, 40 thousand, even 20 or 10 thousand dollar tuition costs and gives you the opportunity to attend a prestigious university without ripping a hole in your wallet.

Chonalita
This campus has three colleges on it. The University of Colorado Denver, Metro State College (which just got it's accreditation to be declared a University and not just a College) and the Community College of Denver. There are students across from the socioeconomic board, lifestyle, and goals. It is also a hub for international students. What most students love, is the RTD Light Rail, which goes to and around Denver. You pay for a sticker, which is a fraction of the cost for a ticket for every day and a regular pass. Having this saves you a lot of money on parking and you can use it everyday, all day...at any time.. Going here also gets you discounts for other events hosted by the city of Denver.
Nicole from Morrison, CO
Classes are extremely affordable at UCD, especially for in-state students. In addition, many of the resources offered to Community College of Denver or Metropolitan State College of Denver students are available to UCD students, which maximizes the benefits one can receive from student fees.
Catherine from Parker, CO
As i said, for the education i'm getting i should be paying a lot more. The possibilities that they offer are great in the aspect that they can make it work. If you are having a hard time paying for something the college is very willing to help you in anyway they can so you can succeed. It's their primary objective and it's helped so much this year.
Jesse from Littleton, CO

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