Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

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For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Metropolitan State University of Denver is $10,021 for Colorado residents and $27,502 for out-of-state students. It has been risen by 15.28% for Colorado residents and increased by 14.75% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount ($8,750) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($17,786 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).
The 2023 projected undergraduate tuition & fees for Metropolitan State University of Denver is $10,021 for Colorado residents and $27,502 for out-of-state students. The rate is same as the current year's tuition (2022). This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
It has been risen by 15.28% for Colorado residents and increased by 14.75% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $19,240 when a student live off campus for year 2022. The off-campus living costs increased by 7.25% compared to the previous year.
Metropolitan State University of Denver Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$8,693 $23,967$17,940
2021-2022$10,021$27,502$19,240
2022-2023$10,021$27,502$20,634
Change % 2022-20230.00%0.00%7.25%
*** The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the Metropolitan State University of Denver directly. The 2023 graduate tuition & fees is not yet announced or vary by program. The estimation is based on the rate of last year. See the Metropolitan State University of Denver bursar/financial aid page for more information.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is $10,364 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $12,792 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is a little bit higher than the average amount ($9,169) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($16,369 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at Metropolitan State University of Denver is $10,490 for Colorado residents and $11,903 for out-of-state students. It is a 6.9% decrease compared to 2022's rate. This rate is estimated by school and vary by graduate programs. For details of program fees, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
Metropolitan State University of Denver Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$10,240 $13,747$17,940
2021-2022$10,364$12,792$19,240
2022-2023$10,490$11,903$20,634
Change % 2022-20231.21%-6.95%7.25%
*** The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the Metropolitan State University of Denver directly. The 2023 graduate tuition & fees is not yet announced or vary by program. The estimation is based on the rate of last year. See the Metropolitan State University of Denver bursar/financial aid page for more information.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $276 for Colorado residents and $859 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $493 for Colorado residents and $631 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$241$750
2021-2022$276$859
2022-2023$316$984
Graduate2020-2021$503$728
2021-2022$493$631
2022-2023$483$547
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $36,100 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $44,200 for Metropolitan State University of Denver graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$36,100$39,000$33,500
7 Years After Graduation$36,300--
8 Years After Graduation$39,800--
9 Years After Graduation$40,300--
10 Years After Graduation$44,200$49,800$39,600
The next table compares the tuition & fees between Metropolitan State University of Denver and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between Metropolitan State University of Denver and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
Metropolitan State University of Denver$10,021$27,502
University of Colorado Boulder$12,496$38,314
Colorado State University-Fort Collins$12,331$31,613
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus$9,384$26,376
Colorado State University-Global Campus$8,400$8,400
Pikes Peak Community College$3,981$15,403

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at Metropolitan State University of Denver?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years at Metropolitan State University of Denver is $46,328 for Colorado residents and $127,683 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$10,610$11,233$11,893$12,592$46,328
Out-of-State$29,166$30,930$32,801$34,786$127,683
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$11,233$11,893$12,592$13,332$49,050
Out-of-State$30,930$32,801$34,786$36,890$135,407
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$11,893$12,592$13,332$14,115$51,931
Out-of-State$32,801$34,786$36,890$39,122$143,599
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$12,592$13,332$14,115$14,944$54,982
Out-of-State$34,786$36,890$39,122$41,488$152,286
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$13,332$14,115$14,944$15,822$58,213
Out-of-State$36,890$39,122$41,488$43,998$161,498
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $133,350 for Colorado residents and $214,705 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$31,724$32,769$33,844$34,967$133,350
Out-of-State$50,280$52,466$54,768$57,192$214,705
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$32,769$33,860$34,983$36,155$137,813
Out-of-State$52,466$54,768$57,192$59,745$224,171
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$33,860$34,998$36,171$37,396$142,471
Out-of-State$54,768$57,192$59,745$62,434$234,138
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$34,998$36,186$37,411$38,692$147,335
Out-of-State$57,192$59,745$62,434$65,268$244,638
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$36,186$37,427$38,707$40,046$152,414
Out-of-State$59,745$62,434$65,268$68,254$255,700
Last year, 59% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $108,638 for Colorado residents and $189,993 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$25,546$26,591$27,666$28,789$108,638
Out-of-State$44,102$46,288$48,590$51,014$189,993
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$26,591$27,682$28,805$29,977$113,101
Out-of-State$46,288$48,590$51,014$53,567$199,459
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$27,682$28,820$29,993$31,218$117,759
Out-of-State$48,590$51,014$53,567$56,256$209,426
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$28,820$30,008$31,233$32,514$122,623
Out-of-State$51,014$53,567$56,256$59,090$219,926
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$30,008$31,249$32,529$33,868$127,702
Out-of-State$53,567$56,256$59,090$62,076$230,988

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
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Metropolitan State University of Denver 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$10,021$1,460$19,240$27,502$1,460 $19,240
Graduate$10,364 $1,460$19,240$12,792 $1,460$19,240

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