2023 Average Graduate Tuition in Colorado

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,189 for Colorado residents and $20,895 for out-of-state students over public graduate schools in Colorado. In private Colorado graduate schools, the average graduate tuition & fees is $20,433.
University of Denver has the highest graduate tuition & fees ($55,563) and Colorado School of Mines has the second highest costs ($42,138) in Colorado.
The average cost per credit hour, for part-time students and/or overloaded credits, is $605 for Colorado residents and $1,085 for out-of-state students. In private Colorado graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $748 .
The following table shows the 2023 average graduate school tuition & fees for Colorado graduate schools. You may want to check tuition & fees of each Colorado graduate school at Colorado graduate school statistics page.
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees in Colorado (2022-2023)
Tuition & Fees
Colorado residents$12,189
Out-of-State$20,895
Private Schools$20,433
Cost per Credit Hour
Colorado residents$605
Out-of-State$1,085
Private Schools$748

Colorado Graduate School Tuition & Fees Changes from 2011 to 2023

The tuition & fees of Colorado graduate schools have increased 19.36% ($3,389) from $17,507(2011) to $20,895 (2023). The following table shows the changes of Colorado graduate school tuition & fees for last 13 years.
Colorado Graduate School Tuition Changes from 2011 to 2023
YearTuition & Fees (Annual)Cost per Credit Hour
Colorado Residents (Public)Out-of-State (Public)Private SchoolsColorado Residents (Public)Out-of-State (Public)Private Schools
2011$7,772$17,507$16,572$351$841$624
2012$8,269$18,468$17,067$376$885$672
2013$8,766$18,244$18,048$408$889$698
2014$9,096$18,775$18,271$401$908$736
2015$9,508$19,753$18,652$425$936$756
2016$9,768$20,283$19,343$461$1,013$773
2017$10,411$20,359$19,766$465$1,023$789
2018$10,791$20,430$20,481$496$1,009$810
2019$11,534$19,781$20,038$533$1,010$713
2020$11,445$19,587$20,620$536$1,037$739
2021$11,840$19,748$20,539$575$1,034$734
2022$11,928$19,977$20,238$578$1,049$733
2023$12,807$20,895$20,433$635$1,085$748
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