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Earn a Bachelor of Science Degree From University of Colorado Boulder

The Cost of Attendance Projection for the Western-University of Colorado Boulder Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering Partnership Programs is based on Western and University of Colorado Boulder 2022-23 rates. Costs are estimates. Estimated costs are provided for general planning purposes.

First Two Years as Western Student

Student pays Western tuition and Western required fees as well as room and board as part of Western’s two-year, live-on requirement.

  • Western student also simultaneously enrolled in a University of Colorado Boulder course(s): Student pays University of Colorado Boulder tuition per credit and any course-specific fees.

Last Two Years as University of Colorado Boulder Student

Student pays University of Colorado Boulder tuition and University of Colorado Boulder mandatory fees—all while remaining on the Western campus in Gunnison.

  • University of Colorado Boulder student also simultaneously enrolled in a Western course(s): Student pays Western tuition per credit and any course-specific fees.

Western: Years 1 and 2

In-State Out-of-State
Western Tuition $6,936 (includes COF stipend) $18,960
Required Fees $3,877 $3,877
Optional Fees $250 $250
Double Room $5,304 $5,304
Board (15-meal/week plan) $4,982 $4,982
Indirect Costs* $4,536 $4,536
Cost Per Year $25,855 $37,909
Years 1 and 2 Total $51,710 $75,818

*Includes estimated books, supplies, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.

University of Colorado Boulder: Years 3 and 4

In-State Out-of-State
CU Boulder Tuition $15,072 (includes COF stipend) $42,050
CU Boulder Mandatory Fees $160 $160
Off-Campus Living Estimate $12,411 $12,411
Indirect Costs* $4,536 $4,536
Cost Per Year $32,179 $59,157
Years 3 and 4 Total $64,358 $118,314

*Includes estimated books, supplies, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.

 

Estimated Four-Year Total for In-State Students: $120,008
In-state tuition listed above includes the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend. For a more complete breakdown of the approximate overall cost of attendance as a Western Colorado University student, visit Western’s Net Price Calculator at western.edu/cost.

Estimated Four-Year Total for Out-of-State Students: $194,164
For a more complete breakdown of the approximate overall cost of attendance as a University of Colorado Boulder student, visit University of Colorado Boulder’s Net Price Calculator at ofa.colorado.edu.

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