Graduate Financial Aid

We understand that your education is a significant investment and that financing your graduate program can be intimidating, but we’re here to help! Our dedicated staff will provide you with the resources you need to understand your aid options, manage unmet cost and borrow responsibly. Whether you plan to pursue a graduate degree as a full-time student or part-time on evenings and weekends, we’ll assist you every step of the way.

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    Cost of Attendance

    Learn about the fees and costs associated with a DU education, including estimates for books, transportation and living expenses.

    Cost of Attendance

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    Types of Aid Available

    Explore the different types of aid available to help you finance your education.

    Types of Aid

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    Application Process

    Find information on the financial aid application process and priority deadlines.

    Steps to Apply

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    Information for Undocumented Students

    While financial aid for undocumented students is limited, there are scholarships available from DU, the State of Colorado and private organizations.

    Undocumented Students

Manage Your Aid

Once you've applied for financial aid, we'll help you stay informed on your status and understand your aid offer.


To maintain eligibility keep your financial aid from year to year, you'll need to meet certain requirements.


Find the forms and resources you need to make adjustments to your aid.

$60m in grants and scholarships to graduate students annually

$14m in funding annually through graduate research and teaching assistantships

80% of law students receive scholarships

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Veteran Services

DU is committed to providing veteran students with the resources they need throughout the college experience. We'll help you understand your funding options and how VA benefits work with other programs. We can also assist you in securing additional sources of aid, including federal financial aid, scholarships and awards from our academic departments.

GI Bill



Financial Aid