What’s my bottom line?
Tuition and Fees Fall 2012/Spring 2013
We put our costs right up front, because we work hard to make MSU Denver affordable.
Notice the chart below: If you take between 12 and 18 credit hours, your tuition and fees remain the same! The more credits you take each semester, the lower your costs, and the sooner you'll graduate. Also we other special tuition rates under certain circumstances, check them out!
Cost and Financial Aid
Financial Aid: Dollars and Sense
Today, most students want to know: What’s the return on my investment?
At MSU Denver? Very, very high.
MSU Denver offers a high-quality, high-value education where every class and every degree program is designed to give you the tools necessary to succeed in your chosen career.
We are considerably more affordable than the state’s four other large institutions. Combine the reasonable cost of our tuition and fees with the University’s generous scholarships and financial aid, and your cost of entry to a bachelor’s or master’s degree is very doable.
How do I get financial aid and scholarships at MSU Denver?
That’s easy. Apply! Even if you don’t think you qualify, apply anyway. You never know what might come your way!
Paying for MSU Denver Checklist
Use this handy checklist to make sure you’ve covered your financial aid bases.
- Apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF). This is money that will show up as a credit on your bill every semester.
- Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) ASAP! This is your gateway to scholarships, grants, loans and work-study jobs. You can complete it at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
- Apply for MSU Denver scholarships at www.msudenver.edu/financialaid/scholarships.
- Check out work-study jobs www.msudenver.edu/working. (Even if you don’t qualify for state or federal work-study money, you might be able to land a non-need work-study job).
Putting the numbers to work!
Scholarships and grants: Nearly $127 million in scholarships and grants were awarded to MSU Denver students in 2010-11. We offer more than 1,500 scholarships with more coming online all the time!
Employment: A 2010 survey of working 2007-2008 MSU Denver graduates showed 76 percent were employed in fields related to their majors.
Internships: The MSU Denver Internship Center helps more than 1,100 interns a year get job-related experience while in school. Other students find internships through their academic departments, faculty connections and other sources.