Tuition + Fees
AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR FUTURE
A college education is a substantial investment, but RMCAD guides you to the financial tools to pay for your schooling and succeed in your career.
You may only enroll in classes after all Financial Aid paperwork is complete. Effective Fall 2023, tuition rates* for the 2023-24 academic year are as follows:
- Online / On Campus Programs: $712 per credit hour
*Tuition does NOT include books, equipment, or supplies. Students will need to purchase this through a third party.
Mandatory Equipment Fee:
Fashion Design students will have a one-time mandatory equipment fee charge of $1,650.00 in their first academic year. Please visit our Fashion Design page for more information on what’s included in this equipment.
Music Production students will have a one-time mandatory equipment fee charge of $2,400.00 in their first academic year. Please visit our Music Production page for more information on what’s included in this equipment.
**Online Programs consist only of online classes. On Campus Programs can include a mix of on-ground and online classes.
- Online Programs: $631 per credit hour
*Tuition does not include books.
As of today, our one-time application processing fee of $50, payable when you submit your application, is waived.
Cost of technology may vary each term. Generally, the first term cost is the highest in order to purchase basic, required software and hardware. See the Technology Page for more information.
Online / On Campus – $1,180.00 per semester
Student fees cover services, campus resources, security, maintenance, assessment, and other software provided to students throughout courses at RMCAD. Student fees are subject to change. Please check the most current Academic Catalog for updated fees.
HEALTH INSURANCE/MEDICAL SERVICES
In accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), all RMCAD students are required to have health insurance. There are a variety of options for health coverage for you as a student; you can be covered under your parent/guardian’s policy until you are 26 or you can purchase your own plan via the state healthcare marketplace in which you reside. You can begin your healthcare information search at www.healthcare.gov. Please see the links below for more information regarding the Affordable Care Act:
- ANTHONY HOSPITAL-CENTRAL
11600 West 2nd Place
Just off Union on 2nd
- EXEMPLA LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER
8300 W. 38th Ave.
Wheat Ridge, CO
Between Wadsworth and Kipling on 38th Avenue