Tuition and Fees

Standalone Professional Certificate Tuition

Summer 2024

Certificate Programs In-State Tuition
(per credit)
Out-of-State Tuition
(per credit)
Applied Shakespeare Certificate $665 $665
Architectural Lighting $700 $700
Arts Administration Certificate $750 $1,800
Arts & Sciences Professional Certificates* $723 $1,629
Business Administration* $1,021 $1,363
Business Professional Certificates* $1,127 $1,578
Building Resilient Communities* $750 $820
Data Science* $1,192 $1,532
Earth Data Analytics Certificate $1,228 $1,578
Engineering Professional Certificates* $1,228 $1,578
Inclusivity in the Outdoor Recreation Economy $750 $820
Introduction to the Outdoor Recreation Economy* $750 $820
Leading a Sustainable Business in the Outdoor Recreation Economy* $750 $820
Public Lands and Natural Resources Policy* $750 $820

The Board of Regents reserves the right to change the tuition and fee rates at any time.

*Certificate students enrolled in main campus in-person classes are assessed full mandatory fees per the campus fee schedule. These fees give students access to the RTD bus system and other campus services. Certificate students taking main campus online classes only are charged online fees.

Fees Waiver

Nondegree and standalone certificate students may be able to waive all student fees except for the computing fee and A&S technology fee. If you are not utilizing resources such as the bus pass, Rec Center or health insurance, you may complete the online fee waiver form.

Instructions for Fees Waiver

  1. Pay your bill by the published due date excluding the student activity fee.
  2. Complete and submit the online fee waiver form by the deadline for the appropriate term.
    • Summer 2024 deadline: July 26, 2024
    • Fall 2024 deadline: TBD
  3. Within one week of submitting your petition, login to Buff Portal to verify your account balance.

You will receive an email confirmation when your form has been successfully submitted, and another when your waiver has been processed.

Contact Continuing Education with questions by calling 303-492-2212.

Now that you’ve selected your favorite Continuing Education courses, email or print the information, including class number, to more easily search Buff Portal and enroll. Still have questions? Contact an advisor.


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We are located at the corner of University Avenue and 15th Street in a white brick building.


1505 University Avenue
University of Colorado Boulder
178 UCB
Boulder, Colorado