Total undergraduate costs for nine-month academic year, 2016–2017 are about $48,000 for a non-resident living on-campus. This sum includes tuition and fees - about $30,000 per year, books and supplies - $1,500, room and board - $14,500, personal and transportation costs - $2,000.
CU Denver, part of the Auraria Campus, is located to the southwest of downtown Denver in the Auraria Neighborhood, on Speer Boulevard and Auraria Parkway.
CU Denver shares the Auraria Campus with two additional institutes of higher education, making this campus one-of-a-kind: Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Community College of Denver.
Regional Transportation District's (RTD) Light Rail has two stops on the Auraria Campus: Colfax at Auraria and Auraria West Campus.