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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.