Find tuition and fee information for the ACCESS program.

Non-Degree Tuition Policy and Billing

You will be billed for your Continuing Education registration. Bills are available through Buff Portal. A 1% finance charge is added to an unpaid balance after the tuition due date, and a financial stop is placed on your student record. All tuition and refund determinations are subject to audit.

Fall and Spring

Tuition for fall and spring Boulder main campus courses is charged the ACCESS rates (see below).


During the summer semester students are charged Summer Session tuition rates.

ACCESS Tuition Rates

ACCESS tuition is determined by your residency, not by the course format (i.e. evening, online, or hybrid). The tuition rates listed below in the tables are for main campus classes. 

If you’re enrolled in Continuing Education classes, please review the Continuing Education tuition rates here

In-State Students

  • CE Evening Credit, CE Online Credit, and Applied Music tuition is charged in addition to ACCESS rates when enrolled in both programs concurrently.
  • If you have applied and authorized the College Opportunity Fund (COF) vouchers, you are only responsible for paying the student share for COF eligible hours. Learn more about how much the COF voucher is worth per credit hour on the College Opportunity Fund (COF) website.

Out-of-State students

  • Tuition for CE Evening Credit and Applied Music is included as part of ACCESS when enrolled in six or more hours of Continuing Education and ACCESS courses concurrently.