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Cost of Attendance
and Scholarships

Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance for International Students 2021-2022

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.

For the Intensive English Program (IEP) costs, please the Admission to the IEP webpage and the IEP Estimated Tuition and Fees webpage.

Estimated Undergraduate and Graduate Costs

 

Undergraduate Degrees

Graduate Degrees

Estimated Living Expenses
(Room and Board 1 + Transportation and Personal Expenses + International Insurance)

$18,494 Academic Year


$9,247 Per Semester

$18,494 Academic Year


$9,247 Per Semester

Books and Supplies 

$1,200 Academic Year


$600 Per Semester

$1,200 Academic Year


$600 Per Semester

International Student Fee

$400 Academic Year


$200 Per Semester

$400 Academic Year


$200 Per Semester

Total Expenses 2 
(no dependents and not a sponsored student)

$44,259 Academic Year


$22,130 Per Semester

$39,242-$45,596 
Academic Year


$19,621-$22,798
Per Semester

Sponsored Student Fee (if applicable)

$500 Academic Year


$250 Per Semester

$500 Academic Year


$250 Per Semester

Dependent Expenses 3

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

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

1 Housing and meals estimate based on 14 meals per week plan and Tier 3 Housing

2 Tuition and Fees estimates based on 15 credit hours for undergraduates and 9 credit hours for graduate students. Graduate program costs vary depending on the academic program.

Differential tuition may increase tuition per credit, depending on the courses taken. Visit this webpage for more information.

3 Dependent cost based on Fulbright Monthly Maintenance.

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

  • First-Year and Transfer Admission-Based non-resident scholarships — for students who have completed at least three years of high school in the U.S. or earned at least 13 transferable credit hours in the U.S. who are working on their first bachelor’s degree. A separate application is not needed.
  • UNC Universal Scholarship Application — students may apply through Ursa after they have been admitted to UNC.
  • UNC International Institutional Scholarships — students may apply through the Center for International Education after they have been admitted to UNC.
  • 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.