Tuition and Fees

CE Online Credit Tuition Rates

CE Online Credit tuition is assessed at a per-credit hour rate in addition to any tuition paid on campus. A single rate is charged regardless of a student’s in-state or out-of-state classification. The below rates reflect tuition for Continuing Education online classes. For main campus tuition rates, visit the Bursar’s website.

Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

Credit Hours Undergraduate Graduate*
1 $480 $696
2 $960 $1,392
3 $1,440 $2,088
4 $1,920 $2,784
5 $2,400 $3,480
6 $2,880 $4,176
7 $3,360 $4,872
8 $3,840 $5,568
9 $4,320 $6,264
10 $4,800
11 $5,280
12 $5,760
13 $6,240
14+ $6,720

*These rates do not apply to the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program. Please see MSOL Program Tuition Rates & Fees for more information.

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.

Tuition Policy

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:

Nondegree students:

  • CE Evening, CE Online, and Applied Music tuition is charged in addition to ACCESS rates when enrolled in both programs concurrently.

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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