Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following qualifications to be admitted to the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado’s (GSBC) Annual School Session:

  • Be employed by a taxable, FDIC-insured financial institution, its holding company, regulatory agency or closely-related affiliate.
  • Applicant must obtain approval from a direct supervisor
  • Possesses a minimum of three years of experience in the banking industry or closely-related field
  • Possesses a Bachelor’s degree or compensating experience

Second Year Direct

Applicants who meet the above criteria may also qualify to be admitted as a Second Year Direct student if they meet one of the following requirements:*

  • A Graduate Degree, such as an MBA, JD, or MS Finance
  • Professional Certification such as a CPA, CFP, or CFA
  • A Bachelor’s Degree plus a diploma (within the past five years) from one of several approved banking schools

*Transcripts for a graduate degree, a copy of the diploma, and/or a copy of the professional certification must be provided.

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Tuition & Fees

68th Annual School Session Tuition

  • $300 – Annual Processing Fees
  • $4,175 – Tuition (includes room/board)
  • $4,475 – Total Tuition & Fees

Additional Fees for Third Year Students

  • $150 – Graduation Fee
  • $4,625 – Total Tuition & Fees for Third Year Students

New student admission is granted in order of receipt of application accompanied by the non-refundable $300 processing fee. Current students will automatically be re-enrolled and invoiced in October. Total fees are due upon receipt of invoice and no later than April 30, 2018. A graduation fee applies to students in their third year of the Annual School Session.

Refund Policy

  • After May 15, 2018, you will be charged a $250 cancellation fee
  • After June 1, 2018 one-half of the tuition will be retained
  • After July 1, 2018, all tuition and all applicable fees will be retained

If tuition is deferred to a future school session, it must be used by the student or sponsoring institution within three years. Any deferred tuition not used within three years will be refunded to the payee. If the payee cannot be located, the funds become the property of GSBC.

GSBC does not discriminate among applicants on the basis of race, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability or age.

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