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Funding & Costs

Affordable Graduate Costs

Graduate Education at Northern Colorado is affordable and numerous resources exist to help you fund your education. Our graduate rates are based off of the type of program. Visit the links below for an overview of the Fall 2017 / Spring 2018 rates.

Our Office of Financial Aid has complete information about loans, grants and scholarships.

Graduate students are eligible for scholarships, loans and limited grant funds.You'll have many funding options available to you, including:


At UNC, there are research, teaching and administrative assistantships available in most academic programs and in some campus administrative departments. If you're interested in an assistantship, ask your advisor about opportunities in your program. Learn more here.

Graduate School Diversity Tuition Assistance

If you are a member of an under-represented group, you'll be considered for the Graduate School Diversity Tuitionship award of $750 to $3,000. Learn more here.

Graduate Non-Resident Tuition Assistance

If you are a fully admitted, non-resident student, the Graduate School offers tuition assistance of $500 or more. Additional requirements exist. Learn more here.

Western Regional Graduate Program

You don't have to live in Colorado to take advantage of UNC's competitive tuition rates. If you live in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington or Wyoming and would like to pursue a degree in one of the following programs, you are eligible for reduced out-of-state tuition. Learn More Here.


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