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Student Budgets

For the purposes of determining financial aid, our office follows the Colorado Department of Higher Education and federal guidelines to develop an estimated, average Cost of Attendance (budget) for different student classifications (commuter/non-commuter, undergraduate/graduate, resident/nonresident, etc.).

Budgets include estimated figures for tuition and mandatory fees and estimated averages for room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal (miscellaneous) expenses. Remember; these are estimated averages; your costs may vary.

The tuition costs for undergraduate Colorado residents budget figures include only student share of tuition.Be sure to apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend, or you will pay more for tuition.

Get more information on 2018-2019 UNC Costs.

Full Time Undergraduate

These charts reflect resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 12 or more semester hours, and who live on or off-campus.

Resident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $10,120 (after COF)** $10,120 (after COF)**
Book Allowance  $1,350  $1,350
Living Allowance   $11,204 (Tier II Housing)  $11,546
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,472 $3,472
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $26,228 $26,570

Nonresident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $21,808 $21,808
Book Allowance  $1,350  $1,350
Living Allowance   $11,204 (Tier II Housing)  $11,546
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,472 $3,472
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $37,916 $38,258

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $16,720 $16,720
Book Allowance  $1,350  $1,350
Living Allowance   $11,204 (Tier II Housing)  $11,546
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,472 $3,472
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $32,828 $33,170

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives on or off-campus during the 2018-2019 academic year. It also includes an estimated $334.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

**The above Estimated figures include only the student share of tuition. Be sure to apply for COF at www.unco.edu/cof.

Full Time Undergraduate Commuter

These charts reflect resident, nonresident and WUE students who are enrolled in 12 or more semester hours, and who live with parent(s).

Resident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $10,120 (after COF)**
Book Allowance $1,350
Living Allowance $4,490
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,320
Loan Fees $82
Total $19,362

Nonresident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Nonresident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $21,808
Book Allowance $1,350
Living Allowance $4,490
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,320
Loan Fees $82
Total $31.050

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with a parent or legal guardian and who commute to the UNC campus during the 2018-2019 academic year. It also includes an estimated $334.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

**The above Estimated figures include only the student share of tuition. Be sure to apply for COF at www.unco.edu/cof or you will pay more for tuition.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category WUE with Parent
Tuition and Fees $16,720
Book Allowance $1,350
Living Allowance $4,490
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,320
Loan Fees $82
Total $25,962

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with a parent or legal guardian and who commute 20 miles or less to the UNC campus during the 2018-2019 academic year. It also includes an estimated $334.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

Part Time Graduate

This includes resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 5 to 8 semester hours, and who live on or off-campus.

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $7,200 $12,530
Book Allowance $674 $674
Room/ Board $11,546 $11,546
Medical $2,430 $2,430
Personal $1,358 $1,358
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $25,402 $30,372

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives on or off-campus during the 2018-2019 academic year. These are average costs. You should be aware that costs will vary by program and enrollment status.

Part Time Graduate Commuter

This includes resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 5 to 8 semester hours.

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $7,200 $12,530
Book Allowance $674 $674
Room/ Board $4,490 $4,490
Medical $2,430 $2,430
Personal $1,206 $1,206
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $17,834 $23,164

This includes resident, nonresident and WICHE students who are enrolled in 5 to 8 semester hours.

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category WICHE WICHE Commuter
Tuition and Fees $7,200 $7,200
Book Allowance $674 $674
Room/ Board $11,546 $4,490
Medical $2,430 $2,430
Personal $1,358 $1,206
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $25,042 $17,834

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with a parent, legal guardian or relative who commute to the UNC campus during the 2018-2019 academic year. These are average costs. You should be aware that costs will vary by program and enrollment status.

Full Time Undergraduate

This includes resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 12 or more semester hours, and who live on or off-campus.

Resident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $9,748(after COF)** $9,748 (after COF)**
Book Allowance  $1,350  $1,350
Living Allowance   $10,982 (Tier II Housing)  $10,332
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $2,740 $3,472
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $24,902 $24,984

Nonresident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $21,154 $21,154
Book Allowance  $1,350  $1,350
Living Allowance   $10,982(Tier II Housing)  $10,332
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $2,740 $3,472
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $36,308 $36,390

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $16,066 $16,066
Book Allowance  $1,350  $1,350
Living Allowance   $10,982 (Tier II Housing)  $10,332
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $2,740 $3,472
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $31,320 $31,302

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives on or off-campus during the 2017-2018 academic year. It also includes an estimated $334.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

**The above Estimated figures include only the student share of tuition. Be sure to apply for COF at www.unco.edu/cof.

Full Time Undergraduate Commuter

This includes resident, nonresident and WUE students who are enrolled in 12 or more semester hours, and who live with parent(s).

Resident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $9,748 (after COF)**
Book Allowance $1,350
Living Allowance $4,428
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,320
Loan Fees $82
Total $18,928

Nonresident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Nonresident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $21,154
Book Allowance $1,350
Living Allowance $4,428
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,320
Loan Fees $82
Total $30,334

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with a parent or legal guardian and who commute to the UNC campus during the 2017-2018 academic year. It also includes an estimated $334.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

**The above Estimated figures include only the student share of tuition. Be sure to apply for COF at www.unco.edu/cof or you will pay more for tuition.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category WUE with Parent
Tuition and Fees $16,066
Book Allowance $1,350
Living Allowance $4,428
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,320
Loan Fees $82
Total $25,246

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with a parent or legal guardian and who commute 20 miles or less to the UNC campus during the 2017-2018 academic year. It also includes an estimated $334.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

Part Time Graduate

This includes resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 5 to 8 semester hours, and who live on or off-campus.

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $6,920 $12,400
Book Allowance $674 $674
Room/ Board $10,332 $10,332
Medical $2,430 $2,430
Personal $1,358 $1,358
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $23,548 $29,028

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives on or off-campus during the 2017-2018 academic year. These are average costs. You should be aware that costs will vary by program and enrollment status.

Part Time Graduate Commuter

This includes resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 5 to 8 semester hours, and who live with parent or relative.

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $6,920 $12,400
Book Allowance $674 $674
Room/ Board $4,428 $4,428
Medical $2,430 $2,430
Personal $1,206 $1,206
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $17,492 $22,972

This includes resident, nonresident and WICHE students who are enrolled in 5 to 8 semester hours.

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category WICHE WICHE Commuter
Tuition and Fees $6,920 $6,920
Book Allowance $674 $674
Room/ Board $10,332 $4,428
Medical $2,430 $2,430
Personal $1,358 $1,206
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $23,548 $17,492

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with a parent, legal guardian or relative who commute to the UNC campus during the 2017-2018 academic year. These are average costs. You should be aware that costs will vary by program and enrollment status.