Colorado Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 131 colleges in Colorado State - 34 public and 97 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $6,462 for Colorado residents and $15,926 for others in 2017. It increase 5.52% from last year and 21.85% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $17,351 which are increased 5.35% from last year and 4.32% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Colorado Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Colorado colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Colorado public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $6,462 which has increased by 45.74% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $15,926 which has risen by 21.85%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 3.12% while last year increase rate was 5.52%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Colorado Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$4,434$4,871$5,181$5,538$5,807$5,964$6,462
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.85%6.37%6.88%4.87%2.70%8.35%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.85%16.85%24.89%30.97%34.51%45.74%
Out-of-State Costs$13,070$13,140$13,884$14,443$14,714$15,093$15,926
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%0.53%5.66%4.03%1.88%2.57%5.52%
Cumulative Rates0.00%0.53%6.22%10.50%12.57%15.47%21.85%
For private schools in Colorado state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $17,351 which has increased by 4.32% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 0.62% while last year increase rate was 5.35%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Colorado Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$16,632$16,292$15,997$16,156$16,387$16,469$17,351
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%-2.04%-1.81%0.99%1.43%0.50%5.35%
Cumulative Rates0.00%-2.04%-3.82%-2.86%-1.47%-0.98%4.32%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Colorado public schools are $11,040 which has increased by 31.40% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $20,359 which has risen by 16.29%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 2.33% while last year increase rate was 0.38%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Colorado Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$8,402$8,881$9,305$9,580$10,256$10,556$11,040
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.70%4.77%2.96%7.06%2.93%4.58%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.70%10.75%14.03%22.07%25.64%31.40%
Out-of-State Costs$17,507$18,468$18,244$18,775$19,753$20,283$20,359
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.49%-1.21%2.91%5.21%2.68%0.38%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.49%4.21%7.24%12.83%15.86%16.29%
For private graduate schools in Colorado state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $17,410 which has increased by 12.55% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 1.79305% while last year increase rate was 7.40%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Colorado Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$15,468$15,105$15,394$15,456$15,606$16,211$17,410
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%-2.35%1.92%0.40%0.97%3.88%7.40%
Cumulative Rates0.00%-2.35%-0.48%-0.08%0.89%4.80%12.55%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Colorado college cost trends.

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