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Student Budgets

Insert Content HereFor 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.

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Undergraduate Estimated 2020-2021

Full Time Undergraduate

These charts reflect resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in 14 semester hours, and who live on or off-campus.

Resident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $10,644 (after COF)** $10,644 (after COF)**
Book Allowance  $1,200  $1,200
Living Allowance   $11,428 (Tier II Housing)  $11,428
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,554 $3,554
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $26,908 $26,908

Nonresident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $22,716 $22,716
Book Allowance  $1,200  $1,200
Living Allowance   $11,428 (Tier II Housing)  $11,428
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,554 $3,554
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $38,980 $38,980

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $17,526 $17,526
Book Allowance  $1,200  $1,200
Living Allowance   $11,428 (Tier II Housing)  $11,428
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,554 $3,554
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $33,790 $33,790

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives on or off-campus during the 2020-2021 academic year. It is estimated for 28 credits per year and also includes an estimated $499.00 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 14 semester hours, and who live with parent(s).

Resident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Resident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $10,644 (after COF)**
Book Allowance $1,200
Living Allowance $4,626
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,400
Loan Fees $82
Total $19,952

Nonresident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Nonresident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $22,716
Book Allowance $1,200
Living Allowance $4,626
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,400
Loan Fees $82
Total $32,024

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with parents or relatives during the 2020-2021 academic year. It is estimated for 28 credits per year and also includes an estimated $499.00 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 $17,526
Book Allowance $1,200
Living Allowance $4,626
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,400
Loan Fees $82
Total $26,834

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives with parents or relatives during the 2020-2021 academic year. It is estimated for 28 credits per year and also includes an estimated $499.00 for differential tuition and for various course fees. As these are averages, your actual costs may vary.

Graduate 2018-2019

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.

Undergraduate Estimated 2019-2020

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 $10,188(after COF)** $10,188 (after COF)**
Book Allowance  $1,200  $1,200
Living Allowance   $11,204 (Tier II Housing)  $11,204
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,518 $3,518
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $26,192 $26,192

Nonresident

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $21,876 $21,876
Book Allowance  $1,200  $1,200
Living Allowance   $11,204 (Tier II Housing)  $11,204
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,518 $3,518
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $37,880 $37,880

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category On-Campus Off-Campus
Tuition and Fees $16,788 $16,788
Book Allowance  $1,200  $1,200
Living Allowance   $11,204 (Tier II Housing)  $11,204
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance  $3,518 $3,518
Loan Fees  $82 $82
Total  $32,792 $32,792

These are Estimated figures based on a student who lives on or off-campus during the 2019-2020 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 $10,188 (after COF)**
Book Allowance $1,200
Living Allowance $4,616
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,365
Loan Fees $82
Total $19,451

Nonresident with Parent

9-Month Expense Budgets

Category Nonresident with Parent
Tuition and Fees $21,876
Book Allowance $1,200
Living Allowance $4,616
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,356
Loan Fees $82
Total $31,130

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 2019-2020 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 $16,788
Book Allowance $1,200
Living Allowance $4,616
Personal/ Transportation/ Insurance $3,365
Loan Fees $82
Total $26,051

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 2019-2020 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.

Graduate Estimated 2019-2020

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 $7.410 $12,930
Book Allowance $600 $600
Room/ Board $11,798 $11,798
Medical $2,620 $2,620
Personal $1,404 $1,404
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $25666 $31,186

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 $7,410 $12,930
Book Allowance $600 $600
Room/ Board $4,616 $4,616
Medical $2,620 $2,620
Personal $1,250 $1,250
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $18,330 $23,850

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 $7,410 $7,410
Book Allowance $600 $600
Room/ Board $11,798 $4,616
Medical $2,620 $2,620
Personal $1,404 $1,250
Transportation $1,664 $1,664
Loan Fees $170 $170
Total $25,666 $18,330

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.