Applied Music Tuition Rates
Applied Music tuition for two credits is assessed at the in-state rate and charged in addition to any tuition paid on campus. If an out-of-state student exceeds two credit hours per semester he/she is charged the full main campus out-of-state tuition rate.
Fall 2023 – Spring 2024
|Credit Hours ||In-State ||Out-of-State |
|1 ||$336 ||$336 |
|2 ||$672 ||$672 |
|3 ||$1,008 ||$1,008 |
|4 ||$1,344 ||$1,344 |
|5 ||$1,680 ||$1,680 |
|6(+) ||$2,016 ||$19,385 |
The Board of Regents reserves the right to change the tuition and fee rates at any time.
Cost of Attendance
Tuition and fees are just one part of the overall cost to attend CU Boulder. The full cost of attendance for an academic year could include expenses such as on-campus housing and food, books and supplies, and items that are not billed by the university, such as personal expenses, transportation and medical insurance. View the full cost of attendance.
You will be billed for your Continuing Education registration. Bills are available through Buff Portal. A 1% service 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.
Current CU Boulder Students:
- CE Evening, CE Online, and Applied Music tuition is charged in addition to ACCESS rates when enrolled in both programs concurrently.
Out-of-State Flat Rate Tuition Policy
Out-of-state students who are enrolled in a combination of classes including CE Evening Credit, ACCESS, Applied Music and Individualized Instruction will have their credits combined as a flat rate once they hit six (6) or more credits. To learn more about the tuition flat rate for 6+ credits, visit our Tuition and Fees section.
If you have lived in Colorado for the past 12 months, you may be eligible for in-state tuition rates. To learn more or provide documentation of residency, contact our classification coordinator at 303-492-5148.
CU Employee Discounts
Continuing Education offers the following discounts to University of Colorado staff.
Current and retired staff from any of the CU campuses, including the CU System, are eligible for tuition discounts for classes offered through the following programs:
• The International English Center offers a 25% discount.
• The CE Evening Credit program offers a 50% discount.
• Applied Music and CE Online Credit programs offer a 20% discount on all courses with the exception of term-based WRTG courses and courses within the MSOL Program.
University of Colorado faculty, staff, professional researchers must be employed at least half-time and are required to provide a printed copy of their “job list” from Peoplesoft or some equivalent form of documentation when requesting a discount.
The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program offers a 40% tuition discount to permanent, full-time staff of CU Boulder. Contact us for more information.
Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount off in-state tuition for one Continuing Education course (excluding the MSOL Program). For more information call 303-492-5148.
Offered in partnership with the University of Colorado’s Alumni Association. Members of the HERD and “New Graduate Members” are not eligible for this discount.
The International English Center offers a 25% discount for the spouses and children of CU faculty, CU staff, and current degree-seeking students.
Science Discovery offers a 10% discount to the children of CU faculty, staff, and students.