Undergraduate Tuition Tables
Main & Online Campus tuition for residents and non-residents.
This fee is used to support the debt service requirements of the debt financing for the Auraria Child Care Center, the Tivoli Student Union, and the Auraria Event Center.
This fee allows MSU Denver students access to all MSU Denver intercollegiate sporting events. This fee also funds the operating budget for MSU Denver’s NCAA-II intercollegiate athletic program, which consists of nine women’s and seven men’s varsity teams.
This student-approved fee is used for the operation of a wide range of high-quality, and inclusive recreational and wellness opportunities. The fee supports equipment replacement, program, and facility improvements.
This tri-institution student-approved fee is used to fund the development, enhancement, and ongoing maintenance of the Tivoli Park/Quad, Tivoli Patio and Coffee Lounge, and future campus-wide student gathering spaces.
This student-approved fee is for purchasing clean, renewable, electrical power for the Auraria Campus.
This fee funds a portion of the Health Center at Auraria and the MSU Denver Counseling Center operating budgets. Fees support the cost of campus safety infrastructure, medical and mental health personnel, and health education.
This student-approved fee is used to support the Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA). The Center is a victim advocacy program providing free, confidential resources and assistance.
This student-approved fee will provide capital financing for the construction of a new Metropolitan State University Neighborhood, student scholarships, and student equipment and classroom enhancements.
This fee supports student services through the following programs: Auraria Early Learning Center, Career Services, Club Sports, Center for Visual Arts, Institute for Women’s Studies and Services, LGBTQ Student Resource Center, Music, Student Activities, Student Engagement and Wellness, Student Government, Student Media, Student Organization Funding, Student Travel, and Theatre.
This fee makes possible design/accessibility enhancements to existing online courses, expansion of online student services (enrollment, advising, tutoring, testing, career services), faculty training for online instruction, development of new courses, creation of fully-online programs, and support for online education technology. This fee will also support, maintain, and enhance technology and software in classrooms, labs, and online learning environments.
This fee is charged to ALL students including non-degree seeking and students auditing courses. The matriculation fee is assessed during the 1st semester only and is used to offset orientation, student ID card, and graduation costs. This fee is not included in the Tuition and Fees Table but will appear on the billing statement.
This program fee is charged exclusively for online classes at $20.00 per credit hour to support online education and the online classroom environment.
Undergraduate students registered exclusively for online classes will be charged tuition and the following mandatory fees:
MSU Denver students can choose to purchase their books at the campus bookstore, located in the Tivoli Student Union, or online at Tivoli Station Page. Students can charge up to $750 towards their tuition in books or supplies. You must make the purchase within the indicated date range to be eligible for the Charge Program (see the dates below).
To be eligible for the Bookstore Charge Program at the Tivoli Station, you must make your purchase within these dates:
The optional RTD CollegePass for MSU Denver students provides qualified students with unlimited rides on buses and rail for a nominal cost. To be eligible to get your RTD CollegePass you must be currently registered and have a current Campus ID card. Once enrolled, you can access e-tickets through RTD’s Mobile Tickets app and use RTD‘s Mobile Tickets app for unlimited rides on a bus and rail.
Find out the cost, when, and where you can get your RTD Pass fee.
A small trade-off...
MSU Denver allows students to pay throughout the semester (whether by simply making partial payments during the semester or through our payment plans). However, by choosing to have more time to pay, you are also subjecting your balance to monthly service charges. Most students are subject to these service charges with an exception of:
Service charges will be assessed based on the remaining balance at the following rate:
*Note: Students who enroll in a payment plan prior to the Payment Deadline will be exempt from the 4% service charge.