College of the Extended University

Course Fees & Payment Options

Fees are determined by the number and type of units in which you are enrolled. Students taking classes through Open University must either pay the full amount they owe online through BroncoDirect or enroll into a payment plan in order to be enrolled in their classes. 

Course Fees

Course Level


Undergraduate (1000 - 4999 Level)

Maximum transferrable units: 24


Graduate (5000 Level and Above)

Maximum transferrable units: 9


Miscellaneous Items


Late Submission of Open University Petition $25.00 (Non-Refundable)
Payment Plan Administrative Fee $25.00 (Non-Refundable)
Late Payment on Open University Payment Plan  $25.00 (Per Late Payment. Non-refundable)
Lab and Miscellaneous Course Fees Posted to account after tuition is paid. The amount due varies based on the class. Students are responsible for checking their account and paying off their balance. 

All zero unit courses are considered 4 units for fee purposes with the exception of graduate courses which are considered 1 unit.

Payment Options

eCheck Electronic payment from a checking account
Credit Card (VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are accepted) 2.75% convenience charge assessed for each payment processed with a credit card. 

Payment Plan (3 Monthly Payments)

Download the Payment Plan Here

A signed financial agreement will be required. The 1st payment is due when course petition is submitted.
Student Loans Not accepted or offered through the College of the Extended University



A 10% tuition discount is available to current faculty/staff members and current members of the alumni association. Proper ID must be shown for each and only one discount may be used at a time. Discounts do not apply to miscellaneous course fees and may not be combined


Tuition discounts and fee waivers cannot be extended to children or other family members. 

The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.