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Colorado State University-Fort Collins Tuition & Cost Guide


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Cost to Attend

In State

$23,852

Colorado Residents

  • Tuition: $8,301
  • Books and Supplies: $1,140
  • Other Fees: $2,257
  • Room and Board: $10,794

Out of State

$40,561

Non Residents

  • Tuition: $25,010
  • Books and Supplies: $1,140
  • Other Fees: $2,257
  • Room and Board: $10,794

*All tuition data is sourced from the 2015/2016 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Annual Prices

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $23,852 to attend Colorado State University Fort Collins on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,301 for tuition, $10,794 room and board, $1,140 for books and supplies and $2,257 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $40,561 which is 70.1% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $25,010 while room and board is $10,794, books and supplies are $1,140 and other fees come in at $2,257.



Financial Aid and Student Loans - What does it really cost to attend?

The average reported annual net price for Colorado State University Fort Collins for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,511 in 2014/2015.

Aid Amount Percent Receiving Aid
Average Annual Total Grant Aid $7,530 54%
Average Pell Grant $4,032 22%
Average Annual Federal Student Loan $5,425 44%

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Colorado State University Fort Collins, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $49,860. The loan balance of $49,860 is a four year multiple of the $12,465 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $521 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $49,860
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $520.60
Total Interest Paid $12,611.43
Sum of All Loan Payments $62,471.43

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current published cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at Colorado State University Fort Collins to be $95,408 - assuming graduation in normal time. Our estimation assumes a 7.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Colorado Residents $23,852 $25,737 $27,771 $29,967
Non Residents $40,561 $43,767 $47,226 $50,959

Per Credit Hour and Per Class Prices

We estimate the cost for a class at Colorado State University Fort Collins as follows based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Colorado State University Fort Collins versus other colleges.

Cost Per Credit Hour Cost Per Class (3 credit hr) Cost Per Class (4 credit hr)
Colorado Residents $377 $1,131 $1,508
Out of State Residents $1,251 $3,753 $5,004

Historical Tuition Prices

The cost to attend college is continually rising. The table below will provide perspective as to the historical tuition increases reported for Colorado State University Fort Collins and what it has cost to attend in past years.

Colorado Resident Out of State Annual Percent Change
2010 $6,318 $22,240 7.6%
2009 $5,874 $21,590 8.4%
2008 $5,419 $18,859 14.9%
2007 $4,717 $16,245 3.4%
2006 $4,562 $15,524 20.4%
2005 $3,790 $14,377 1.2%
2004 $3,744 $14,216 9%
2003 $3,435 $12,705 5.6%
2002 $3,252 $11,694 3.8%
2001 $3,133 $11,153 2.6%
2000 $3,054 $10,740 2.3%
1999 $2,986 $10,472 2.1%
1998 $2,925 $10,147 2.7%
1997 $2,847 $9,783 2.7%
1996 $2,771 $9,379 2.6%
1995 $2,701 $8,989 5.6%
1994 $2,558 $8,184 1.9%
1993 $2,511 $7,677 6.3%
1992 $2,362 $7,065 6.3%
1991 $2,223 $6,589 6.4%
1990 $2,090 $6,102 10.5%
1989 $1,891 $5,577 5.1%
1988 $1,799 $5,120 6%
1987 $1,697 $4,939 0%

Tuition Payments

Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126818 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Fort Collins.




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