Colorado School of Public Health

Tuition and Fees

Below are tables outlining the cost of Colorado School of Public Health tuition (per-credit hour) and mandatory student fees.

Academic Year 2024 - 2025

ProgramResident TuitionNon-Resident Tuition
Public Health - MPH, Certificate, and Non-Degree$920$1,491
MS Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Health Services Research$609$1,491
PhD Biostatistics, Epidemiology or Health Services Research$558$1,313
Doctor of Public Health - DrPH$558$1,313


Academic Year 2023 - 2024

ProgramResident TuitionNon-Resident Tuition
Public Health - MPH, Certificate, and Non-Degree$876$1,420
MS Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Health Services Research$580$1,420
PhD Biostatistics, Epidemiology or Health Services Research$532$1,250
Doctor of Public Health - DrPH$532$1,250


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 supports the activities of the Student Senate and the student's home school student governance organization.
Dental Plan *No longer offered separatelyThis fee is 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 with private health insurance may request this fee be waived if their plan is 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 supports 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 supports CU Online and the Learning Management System, including ongoing operations and administrative overhead 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 cover the cost of student ID badges. This is a one-time charge for incoming students.
RTD College Pass Program$8.00 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.


FeePer TermPer YearDescription
Career Services$18.00 (per-credit-hour) This per-credit-hour fee supports the Office of Career and Employer Relations in assisting students through Student Career Path Development, Employer Relations, and Faculty In-reach.


FeePer TermPer YearDescription
Deferred Payment Plan Charge$35.00 Students who sign up for the Deferred Payment Plan, allow their semester tuition and fee balance to be paid in three monthly installments. The fee applies each semester when signing up for the payment plan.
Health Insurance Late Waiver Charge$25.00 Effective Fall 2015, a late waiver fee of $25 assessed to students who submit an insurance waiver to be reviewed after the posted deadline but before final eligibility is loaded around the census date.
International Student Fee$225.00 Provides funding for implementation and maintenance of the Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), immigration advising, advocacy, academic advising, cross-cultural adjustment support, and other services provided to international students by the Office of International Affairs. Permanent Residents are excused from the fee.
Internationally Sponsored Student Charge



*$100.00 before Spring 2023

 An administrative charge to international sponsors of students enrolled at Anschutz Medical Campus. This charge funds an International Sponsored Student Coordinator to meet the needs of sponsor organizations, as well as, provides support to sponsored students.
Late Registration Penalty$60.00 A late registration penalty will be charged to students authorized to register after their regular registration period (this includes Candidates for Degree and Doctoral Thesis registrations). The registration penalty is separate and distinct from any penalty that may be assessed for late payment of tuition and fees.
Returned Check Charge (per item returned)$20.00 Students who submit invalid bank items (checks, e-checks, etc.) to CU Denver are subject to a returned check charge. This includes but is not limited to items returned for insufficient funds, stopped payments, and invalid account numbers.



Student Billing

CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue


Aurora, CO 80045

Fax: 303-315-1805


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