Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the Master of Arts in Corporate Communication program is determined by your residency and assessed in addition to any other tuition paid on campus.

2023 - 24 Academic Year Rates

Cost In-State Tuition Out-of-State/International Tuition
Per Credit $750 $820
Full Program (30 Credits Total) $22,500 Up to $24,600

Visit the Bursar’s Office website for a full list of program tuition and fee costs.

Tuition and fees are just one part of the overall cost to attend CU Boulder. The full cost of attendance for an academic year could include expenses such as housing and food, books and supplies, and items that are not billed by the university, such as personal expenses, transportation and medical insurance. View the full cost of attendance.

Billing Schedule and Payment Deadlines

Bills become available in Buff Portal (CUBill&Pay for authorized payers) by the second Thursday of each month after you register for classes. Payment is due on the 5th of the following month. Postmarks and post-dated checks are not honored. Dates may be subject to change without notice.

See the Bursar's Office website for important dates.

Payment Plans

You may be eligible to pay your tuition and fees in installments over the course of the current semester. Optional payment plans are available for graduate students or their authorized payers. Re-enrollment is required each semester you choose to participate.

Financial Aid

You may qualify for federal financial aid and other student loan programs to cover your educational costs. For additional information, please consult the Office of Financial Aid’s webpage for graduate and professional students.

Students enrolling in the MA in Corporate Communication program are eligible for federal financial aid. If you are seeking federal financial aid for the 2023/2024 academic year, you will need to submit the 2023/24 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available starting October 1, 2022 for the 2023/24 academic year.

Completing the FAFSA as soon as possible will increase your chances of receiving the most financial aid possible - as some funds are first come, first served. Information on loans, other sources of financial aid and assistance in navigating the application process can be found at CU’s Office of Financial Aid.

Program Scholarships

The Corporation Communications program offers scholarship opportunities for graduate students wanting to pursue a graduate degree. Upon admission, you are automatically considered for eligible scholarships based on a comprehensive review of your application materials. Considerations include academic qualifications, professional experience and quality of application essay. Limited numbers of the following awards are available.

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: Undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: 5+ years working in communication or related field (i.e., PR/Corporate Comm/Marketing/HR)

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: Alumni who have completed a CU degree program (undergraduate or graduate) 

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Candidate Categories:
    • Aspiring/Early-Career PR & Corporate Communication Professional
    • Outstanding PR/Corporate Communicator Career-Changer 

Details and Requirements

The maximum scholarship amount is $2,500 per recipient and is distributed across five semesters ($500 per semester). To continue receiving scholarship funds, students are required to complete two courses per semester with a “C” or better and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

For more information, please contact the program at