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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$19,066
($6,844)
Graduate
(in-state)
$20,753
($11,840)
Books & Supplies $1,851
On-Campus Living Costs $14,850
Off-Campus Living Costs $15,869

Average Costs of Attendance at Colorado Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $35,767 when a student lives on campus and $36,786 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,844 for Colorado residents and $19,066 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,840 for Colorado residents and $20,753 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $14,850 when a student lives on campus and $15,869 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Colorado Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$23,544 (In-State)
$35,767 (Out-of-State)
$24,563 (In-State)
$36,786 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,844 (In-State)
$19,066 (Out-of-State)
$6,844 (In-State)
$19,066 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,851$1,851
Living Costs$14,850$15,869
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Colorado Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Colorado colleges and universities is $6,844 for in-state students and $19,066 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 5.47% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Colorado Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$6,742$6,985 $6,980$6,844
Out-Of-State$17,250$17,781 $18,077$19,066
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Colorado Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Colorado colleges and universities is $11,840 for in-state students and $20,753 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 9.30% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Colorado Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$10,811$11,631 $11,435$11,840
Out-Of-State$19,027$18,757 $18,988$20,753
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Colorado Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Colorado colleges and universities is $1,851. The books & supplies costs are increased by 20.07% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Colorado Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,522$1,519 $1,541$1,851
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Colorado Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Colorado colleges and universities is $14,850 when a student lives on campus and $15,869 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.01% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.07% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Colorado Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$13,354$14,105 $14,416$14,850
Off-Campus$13,763$14,857 $15,397$15,869
[Chart] Living Costs - Colorado Colleges