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Fort Collins, Colorado

Colorado State University-Fort Collins Tuition & Cost

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
$25,929
In State Costs for Colorado State University Fort Collins
Fee Cost
Tuition$9,152
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,243
Room and Board $11,974
Other Expenses Budget$1,360
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$43,437
Out of State Costs for Colorado State University Fort Collins
Fee Cost
Tuition$26,660
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,243
Room and Board $11,974
Other Expenses Budget$1,360

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $25,929 to attend Colorado State University Fort Collins on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $9,152 for tuition, $11,974 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $2,243 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $43,437 which is 67.5% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $26,660 while room and board is $11,974, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $2,243.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Colorado State University Fort Collins when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$17,191
Net Price by Income Colorado State University Fort Collins
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,910
$30,001 to $48,000$12,105
$48,001 to $75,000$15,974
$75,001 to $110,000$21,997
$110,000+$24,981

The average reported annual net price for Colorado State University Fort Collins for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,191 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Colorado State University Fort Collins
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $8,221 63%
Pell Grant $4,128 20%
Federal Student Loan $5,397 43%

The average reported annual net price for Colorado State University Fort Collins for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,191 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Colorado State University Fort Collins, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $49,860. The loan balance of $49,860 is a four year multiple of the $12,465 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $521 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $49,860
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $520.60
Total Interest Paid $12,611.43
Sum of All Loan Payments $62,471.43

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$103,716
Year Colorado Residents Non Residents
1 $25,929 $43,437
2 $27,647 $46,314
3 $29,478 $49,382
4 $31,430 $52,653

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Colorado State University Fort Collins to be $103,716 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Colorado State University Fort Collins
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Colorado Residents $416 $1,248 $1,664
Out of State Residents $1,333 $3,999 $5,332

Estimated cost for a class at Colorado State University Fort Collins based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Colorado State University Fort Collins versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Colorado State University Fort Collins Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126818 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Fort Collins.