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Cost of Attendance
and Scholarships

Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance for International Students 2019-20

Tuition and fees are set by the UNC Board of Trustees each June. The amounts below are estimates that may vary depending on individual students’ living arrangements, majors, course loads, marital/family statuses and lifestyles. The U.S. Government requires we verify students have necessary financial support before they may receive an immigration document from the University of Northern Colorado.

 

Intensive English Program

Undergraduate Degrees

Tuition and Fees

$13,830

$21,786

Living Expenses
(rent, utilities, food, gas, travel, etc.)

$12,500

$12,500

Other Expenses
(books and supplies, personal expenses) 

$1,900

$2,350

Health Insurance

$2,530

$2,530

International Student Fee

$300

$300

Total Expenses 
(no dependents)

$31,060

$39,466

Dependent Expenses

$6,000 (first dependent) $5,000 (each additional dependent)

$6,000 (first dependent) $5,000 (each additional dependent) 

  

 

Master's Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

Tuition and Fees

$22,500

$24,500

Living Expenses
(rent, utilities, food, gas, travel, etc.)

$12,500

$12,500

Other Expenses
(books and supplies, personal expenses)

$2,300

$2,300

Health Insurance

$2,530

$2,530

International Student Fee

$300

$300

Total Expenses 
(no dependents)

$40,130

$42,130

Dependent Expenses

$6,000 (first dependent) $5,000 (each additional dependent)

$6,000 (first dependent) $5,000 (each additional dependent)

Tuition Estimator

Please note that the actual amount you will pay will vary based on the number of credit hours you enroll in, your choice of housing and meal plan, as well as your personal expenses. If you would like to get a more personalized estimate for your cost of attendance please use the undergraduate tuition estimator or graduate tuition estimator.

Dependent Expenses

You will need to provide additional proof of funding if your dependents (spouse and/or children) are going to come to the US with you. First dependent: $6,000, each additional dependent: $5,000.

Scholarships and Assistantships

Undergraduate

  • UNC Universal Scholarship Application - students may apply through Ursa after they have been admitted to UNC.
  • UNC International Undergraduate and Transfer Scholarship - $6,000/year for up to four years available on a competitive basis. Students may apply through the Center for International Education after they have been admitted to UNC.
  • International Achievement Awards - the Center for International Education honors international students who have made significant contributions to international education and global understanding with scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000.
  • Admission-based scholarships – for students who have completed at least three years of high school in the US or earned at least 13 transferable credit hours in the US, who are working on their first Bachelor’s degree. No separate application is needed.
  • Academic departments may offer scholarships; please check with them directly to learn more about departmental scholarship opportunities.

Graduate

There are also external scholarship and financial aid programs for international students.