Staff in the Office of Financial Aid can offer assistance with understanding costs of tuition and fees and financial aid options.

Tuition and fees information for Summer Session is linked to the Office of Financial Aid’s comprehensive Tuition and Costs resource page.

  • Colorado resident students may apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend.
  • Nonresident students may benefit from a tuition reduction available for the first three credits of online courses.
  • Online credits are not assessed General Fees or the Transportation fee unless requested (Learn more below).

Learn more about which fees apply, and the nonresident tuition reduction below.

Additional Information About Costs

Fees

Fees are explained on each of the linked tuition documents above.

For detailed information please visit the Office of Financial Aid’s tuition and fees resource.

Fees apply to:

  • On-campus degree-seeking students
  • Summer-Only students

Students will be assessed the University Facility, Technology, and Alternative Transportation Fees.
Differential Tuition and Special Course and Program Fees will be assessed if applicable. Please note:

General Fees and Alternative Transportation Fee

  • General fees and the Alternative Transportation fee are not assessed for online courses for:
    • Degree-seeking CSU students, and
    • Summer-Only students.
  • However, a student taking only online courses may request to be charged General Fees if they want access to resources such as Campus Recreation and the Health Network.

Charges for Technology

These fees are based on a student’s declared primary major/program to support college technology needs for students.

Differential Tuition

  • Differential tuition assessment may apply to on-campus and online courses.
  • Differential tuition is charged to students according to the specific courses they take after they have reached a specified number of credit hours.
  • Additional information is available on the Office of Financial Aid website.

Special Course and Program Fees

These fees are charged for specific courses or programs if applicable.

Nonresidents

Nonresident Tuition Reduction, Degree-Seeking CSU Students

For Summer 2019 nonresident degree-seeking CSU students enrolled through the main campus will receive a tuition reduction for the first 3 credits of online courses:

  • CSU undergraduate students will pay $525 per credit on the first 3 online credits (401, 40X sections);
  • CSU graduate students will pay $625 per credit on the first 3 online credits. (401, 40X sections).

Additional fees apply as described in the linked “Fees” tables and section above.

For enrollment greater than 3 credits of online and/or campus courses, the nonresident base tuition rate will apply.

  • Face-to-face course tuition will be assessed at the nonresident rate.
  • Online course tuition will be assessed at the reduced rate for the first three credits.
    As an example, a four-credit online class would be assessed three credits at the reduced tuition rate, and one credit at the nonresident tuition rate.

Note:

  • The tuition reduction does not apply to INTO students.
  • Students receiving other discounts should discuss their eligibility for the nonresident tuition reduction with a counselor in the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Combined tuition reductions cannot fall below $525 per credit for nonresident undergraduates or $625 per credit for nonresident graduates.

Summer-Only Nonresident Students:

Nonresident summer-only students who are not seeking a degree will pay the reduced tuition rate as described above on the first 3 online credits if:

  • They are also taking on-campus credits, and
  • No other discount applies (INTO students, for instance).
    • Students receiving other student discounts should discuss their eligibility for the nonresident program award with a counselor in the Office of Financial Aid.

Additional fees apply as described in the linked “Fees” tables and section above.

For enrollment greater than 3 credits of online and/or campus courses, the nonresident base tuition rate will apply.

    • Face-to-face classes will be assessed at the nonresident rate.
    • Online classes will be assessed tuition at reduced rate for the first 3 credits. For example, a four-credit online class would be assessed three credits at the reduced tuition rate, and one credit at the nonresident tuition rate.