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University of Colorado Denver Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Denver, CO

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,867
Out-of-state: $46,477
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,447
Out-of-state: $32,057
Room and Board
$12,620
Books and Supplies
$1,800
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 006740
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,409 (88.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,112 (78.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,054 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
18 (1.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$9,773
Need-Based Gift
Received by 917 (87.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,168
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 510 (48.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,754
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 98 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
183 (11.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,645

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
6,548 (73.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,538 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,190 (93.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
59 (1.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$10,556
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,251 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,404
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,411 (65.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,651
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 242 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
632 (7.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,241

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$20,859
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, College Access Challenge Grants, TEACH Grants, Armed Services Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,576
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
61
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
10
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
560
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$5,190

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