College of Nursing

Tuition and Fees

Below are tables outlining the investment for College of Nursing tuition and mandatory student fees. Tuition rates shown below are per credit hour.

Undergraduate Programs Tuition

COF Stipend

Undergraduate Colorado resident students are eligible to receive a College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend from the State of Colorado to apply toward tuition costs.  To receive the COF stipend, students must apply for the stipend at AND authorize the university to request the funds EACH semester via the UCD Access student portal.  For further information and restrictions please visit the College Opportunity Fund Website.

DISCLAIMER:  In the undergraduate tuition rate tables, the "Resident after COF" is calculated by subtracting the COF Stipend (credit hours times COF amount per credit hour) from the Base Tuition. The "Resident after COF" is only applicable to those students who are eligible and have authorized COF for the corresponding number of credit hours.

Academic Year 2023 - 2024

ProgramResidentCOF StipendResident (after COF)Non-ResidentWUE
BS Nursing$588-$116.00$472$1,019$882

RN to BS Program

*Flat rate effective beginning Fall 2023

$2,500 per semester-$116.00 $2,750 per semester$2,750 per semester


Academic Year 2022 - 2023

ProgramResidentCOF StipendResident (after COF)Non-ResidentWUE
BS Nursing$558-$104.00$454$980$837
RN to BS Program$512-$104.00$408$540$540


Graduate Programs Tuition

Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Graduate Certificate$770$1,248
Nursing MS and DNP$770$1,248
Nursing PhD$718$1,238
Post Graduate Certificate$770$1,248


Academic Year 2022 - 2023

Graduate Certificate$740$1,200
Nursing MS and DNP$740$1,200
Nursing PhD$690$1,190
Post Graduate Certificate$740$1,200


FeePer TermPer YearDescription
Academic Support Services Fee$64.00 This campus-wide fee contributes funds for instructional and academic services, including maintaining, developing, upgrading and enhancing library resources for students, both on-site and remote (67%); the student information and records system and its interactive web delivery (for example- registration) (26%); and online instruction and learning management systems such as Blackboard (7%) .  This Administrative Cost Fee was supported by student vote through a referendum in Spring 2005.

Activity Fee


 $20.00This fee is used to support the activities of the Student Senate and the student's home school student governance organization.
Dental Plan *No longer offered separatelyThis fee is for a dental services plan covering students enrolled in Health Insurance at Anschutz Medical Campus.
Health Insurance Plan $6,580

All degree seeking students enrolled in 1 or more credit hours at Anschutz Medical Campus are required to have health insurance.  This charge now includes Dental Insurance. Students carrying their own health insurance may request this fee be waived if their plan is considered comparable.  This fee pays for a comprehensive insurance plan covering student injury and illness, known as Plan A (High Option).  For more information, contact the Office of Student Health.

Phone: 303-837-2127

Hybrid Courses (e.g. online with lab)$50.00 A $50 course fee is assessed for each hybrid course taken. This fee will be used to support CU Online and the Learning Management System, including ongoing operations and administrative overhead directly for CU Online.
Online Courses$100.00 A $100 course fee is assessed for each online course taken.  This fee will be used to support CU Online and the Learning Management System, including ongoing operations and administrative overhead directly for CU Online.
Matriculation Charge (one-time charge for incoming students) $140.00Revenues from this charge are used to provide registration and records services to students and alumni and covers the cost of student ID badges.  This is a one-time charge for incoming students.  
RTD College Pass Program$37.70 Anschutz RTD College Pass Program - This student activity fee, approved by a student election in fall 2008, is required of all degree-seeking students at the Anschutz Medical Campus.  It supports the RTD College Pass Program and covers contractual payments due to RTD and the cost of providing term decals and student badges.  Revisions require student vote.