Tuition, Fees, and Funding

Tuition and Fees

Please visit CSU’s Tuition and Fees page. There are different rates for residents of Colorado and non-residents, including international. 

Be sure to check information on “Graduate” and “Graduate Differential” tuition, as well as additional fees.

For any questions regarding financial aid (applications, eligibility, amounts, etc.) please contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Please visit CSU Online’s Tuition and Fees page for an overview on cost per credit and additional fees. Tuition for each course is also listed on individual course pages.

To learn more about financial aid options for online programs, please visit CSU Online’s Financial Aid page.

Funding and Scholarship Opportunities

On-Campus Student Funding Opportunities

Graduate Teaching Assistantships** are offered on a very limited basis by the Systems Engineering Department. Click here for more information about the position and how to apply.

Graduate Research Assistantships** are offered by individual faculty members. Please contact faculty directly to inquire about available openings.

Fellowships and Scholarships may also be applied for through the University.

CSU’s new interdisciplinary InTERFEWS Program is also accepting new trainees, which must be PhD students in their 1st or 2nd semester. Please review projects and more information about the application.

**The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering pays differential tuition for all graduate students on a research assistantship (GRA), teaching assistantship (GTA), or other assistantship (GSA).

On-campus and distance students are eligible to submit to the University-wide scholarship application (CSUSA) each winter for consideration for funding in the following academic year. 

The deadline is March 1, and although a FAFSA is not required for merit-based scholarships, it is recommended for need-based scholarships. 

More information can be found at the CSUSA website.