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UCCS Tuition & Cost


How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
$25,114
In State Costs for University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,888
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$1,426
Room and Board $10,400
Other Expenses Budget$4,600
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$36,298
Out of State Costs for University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Fee Cost
Tuition$18,072
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$1,426
Room and Board $10,400
Other Expenses Budget$4,600

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $25,114 to attend University of Colorado Colorado Springs on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,888 for tuition, $10,400 room and board, $1,800 for books and supplies and $1,426 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $36,298 which is 44.5% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $18,072 while room and board is $10,400, books and supplies are $1,800 and other fees come in at $1,426.


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Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$15,427
Net Price by Income University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,440
$30,001 to $48,000$13,045
$48,001 to $75,000$16,048
$75,001 to $110,000$19,209
$110,000+$19,498

The average reported annual net price for University of Colorado Colorado Springs for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,427 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,682 64%
Pell Grant $4,113 30%
Federal Student Loan $5,166 46%

The average reported annual net price for University of Colorado Colorado Springs for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,427 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Colorado Colorado Springs, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $52,904. The loan balance of $52,904 is a four year multiple of the $13,226 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 $552 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 $52,904
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $552.38
Total Interest Paid $13,381.37
Sum of All Loan Payments $66,285.37

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$100,456
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Colorado Residents $25,114 $26,225 $27,386 $28,598
Non Residents $36,298 $37,904 $39,582 $41,334

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Colorado Colorado Springs to be $100,456 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Cost Credit Hour and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Colorado Residents $287 $861 $1,148
Out of State Residents $753 $2,259 $3,012

Estimated cost for a class at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126580 IPEDS survey data for University of Colorado Colorado Springs.