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MSU Denver's tuition is affordable.

One Of The Most Affordable Tuition of Colorado's Largest, Four-Year Universities

Affordable tuition and relevant degrees make MSU Denver one of the best higher education investments in the nation. And, MSU Denver features the most diverse group of students in Colorado on a campus that’s located in the heart of downtown Denver.

Tuition and Fees

MSU Denver’s tuition is the most affordable of Colorado’s largest, four-year universities offering undergraduate degrees.

MSU Denver 2019-20 tuition and fees per semester for 12 credit hours

Resident $4,075.27 (with College Opportunity Fund)
Non-resident $10,863.67




*Books, housing, parking and student health insurance not included. Qualified undocumented Colorado high school graduates pay resident tuition rates.

Financial Aid

The MSU Denver Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships helps students apply for money so they can pay for their education.

If you’re relying on loans to fund your degree, we urge you to participate in our "Graduate in Four" plan that allows you to earn a degree in no more than four years—and reduce needless debt. MSU Denver also charges a flat rate for tuition for students taking 13–18 hours of instruction per semester to keep costs down. 

Here are more links to information about financing your degree:

Here are some potential sources of money for your education:


MSU Denver offers multiple scholarships, which reduce your overall cost to attend. The MSU Denver Financial Aid Office can help students apply for a number of merit-based or need-based scholarships.


Location: Student Success Building,Counter 1
Phone: 303-556-3058
Hours Mon.-Fri: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Financial Aid
Location:  Student Success Building, Counter 6
Phone: 303-556-8593
Hours Mon.–Fri.: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

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