Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition and Fees (Fall 2017 – Summer 2018)

Colorado residency status is not a factor in determining online, distance, or off-campus tuition rates; however, residency status is a factor in determining tuition rates for some on-campus credit courses. Tuition assessed through CSU Online is in addition to any other tuition assessed by the University.

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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Agricultural Business B.S. $462 per credit
Anthropology B.A. $462 per credit
Economics B.A. $462 per credit
Fire and Emergency Services Administration B.S. $462 per credit
Horticulture B.S. $462 per credit
Human Development and Family Studies B.S. $462 per credit
Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts B.A. $462 per credit
Psychology B.S. $462 per credit

Graduate Degree Programs

Adult Education and Training (M.Ed.) $599 per credit
Applied Statistics (M.A.S.) $772 per credit
Arts Leadership and Administration (M.A.L.A.) $623 per credit
Biomedical Engineering (M.E.) $909 per credit
Business Administration (M.B.A.) $946 per credit
Civil Engineering (M.E. or M.S.) $909 per credit
Communications and Media Management (M.C.M.M.) $709 per credit
Computer Engineering (M.E.) $666-$985 per credit
Computer Information Systems (M.C.I.S.) $817 per credit
Computer Science (M.C.S.) $696 per credit
Conducting (M.M.) $568-$725 per credit
Dietetics (M.S.) $565 per credit
Education Sciences (M.Ed. & Principal Licensure) $627 per credit
Education Sciences (M.Ed. & Teacher Licensure) $627 per credit
Electrical Engineering (M.E.) $666-$985 per credit
Engineering Management (M.E.) $909-$985 per credit
Executive MBA $1,778 per credit
Extension Education (M.Ext.Ed.) $624 per credit
Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (M.F.W.C.B.) $685 per credit
Higher Education Leadership (Ph.D.) $899 per credit
Industrial/Organizational Psychology (M.A.I.O.P.) $735 per credit
Integrated Resource Management (M.Agr.) $624 per credit
Kodály Music Education (M.M.) $568 per credit
Mechanical Engineering (M.E.) $909 per credit
Music Therapy (M.M.) $605 per credit
Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.) $685 per credit
Natural Sciences Education (M.N.S.E.) $600 per credit
Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change (M.Ed.) $678 per credit
Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change (Ph.D.) $905 per credit
Social Work (M.S.W.) $619-669 per credit
Student Affairs in Higher Education (M.S.) $627 per credit
Systems Engineering (M.E. or M.S.) $666-$985 per credit
Systems Engineering (Ph.D.) $666-$985 per credit
Tourism Management (M.T.M.) $749 per credit

Colorado State University reserves the right to change tuition rates without notice. Tuition rates are subject to increase on an annual basis. All prices refer to U.S. currency.

Course Fees

Certain courses carry specific course fees for additional services and materials such as travel, equipment, room rental, and other miscellaneous costs.

University Fees

All University fees are assessed and collected through the standard student billing process. These fees should not be paid to individuals or academic departments.

Technology Fee

A $25 technology fee applies to all students taking credit courses through the University to help support increasing technological needs, improvements, and advancements. This fee is assessed each term the student is registered.

Facility Fee (on-campus courses only)

A $15 per-credit hour facility fee applies to students attending courses held on-campus to support the construction and maintenance of Colorado State University's campus facilities.

Sponsored Billing Fee

Companies or agencies (sponsors) who request to be billed for a student's tuition will be assessed a non-refundable $50 service fee per student per semester. Students always have the option of paying tuition themselves. Failure to pay this billing service charge by a sponsor will result in termination of future sponsor billing requests. Learn more about sponsored billing »

Summer Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees listed are for CSU Online students only. CSU campus students taking CSU Online courses will be assessed tuition and fees based on student type. For additional information, visit CSU Summer Session.

Residency status is a factor for determining tuition for a small number of on-campus courses listed on our website. Please see course pages for the most accurate tuition information. For residency status definitions, please visit the General Catalog, Financial Services section.

More Information

If you have additional questions about Tuition and Fees, please contact our Student Success Team at (970) 492-4898.