Undergraduate Total Cost of Attendance

MSUM is one of the lowest priced residential universities in Minnesota. We are committed to delivering an affordable, high-quality education beginning with banded tuition: take up to 18 credits per semester for the price of 12.

Plus, our money-finding experts will help you navigate through an array of financial aid programs—including scholarships, grants, loans and student employment. We strongly encourage you to explore all available aid options.

Residency Status
Per Semester
Academic Year
Minnesota Resident
$10,441
$20,882
Cost Breakdown
 
 
Tuition
$4,270
$8,540
Housing & Meals*
$5,031
$10,062
Fees
$640
$1,280
Books
$500
$1,000

Non-Minnesota Resident
$14,721
$29,442
Cost Breakdown
 
 
Tuition
$8,540
$17,080
Housing & Meals*
$5,031
$10,062
Fees
$640
$1,280
Books
$500
$1,000

Reciprocity Resident (ND,WI)
$10,441
$20,882
Cost Breakdown
 
 
Tuition
$4,270
$8,540
Housing & Meals*
$5,031
$10,062
Fees
$640
$1,280
Books
$500
$1,000

Reciprocity Resident (SD)
$10,058
$20,076
Cost Breakdown
 
 
Tuition
$3,938
$7,876
Housing & Meals*
$4,932
$9,864
Fees
$688
$1,336
Books
$500
$1,000

Midwest Student Exchange Program
(IL, IN, KS, MO, NE, OH)
$12,575
$25,150
Cost Breakdown
 
 
Tuition
$6,404
$12,808
Housing & Meals*
$5,031
$10,062
Fees
$640
$1,280
Books
$500
$1,000

  • *The housing and meal costs are based on a renovated room room and unlimited dining, which is the highest meal plan; other housing and meal options are available.
  • The only costs not included are personal expenses. These costs vary by each student, our Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid estimates $2,500 annually in personal expenses.
  • Non-resident and non-reciprocity tuition may be higher.
  • These figures reflect ESTIMATED undergraduate rates and actual cost may vary.
  • You can view the breakdown of fees per credit.