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 2020-Spring 2021

Credit Hours Undergraduate Graduate*
1 $427 $620
2 $854 $1,240
3 $1,281 $1,860
4 $1,708 $2,480
5 $2,135 $3,100
6 $2,562 $3,720
7 $2,989 $4,340
8 $3,416 $4,960
9 $3,843 $5,580
10 $4,270
11 $4,697
12 $5,124
13 $5,551
14 $5,978

*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.

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.


Monday – Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm


The Continuing Education building is closed for the Spring 2021 semester. Staff are still available to assist you via phone, email or chat.


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