Undergraduate 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 19 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
    $8,738  
    $17,476  
    Cost Breakdown
     
     
    Tuition
    $3,705
    $7,410
    Housing & Meals
    $4,504
    $9,008
    Fees
    $529
    $1,058

    Non-Minnesota Resident
    $12,443  
    $24,886  
    Cost Breakdown
     
     
    Tuition
    $7,410
    $14,820
    Housing & Meals
    $4,504
    $9,008
    Fees
    $529
    $1,058

    Reciprocity Resident (ND,WI)
    $8,738  
    $17,476  
    Cost Breakdown
     
     
    Tuition
    $3,705
    $7,410
    Housing & Meals
    $4,504
    $9,008
    Fees
    $529
    $1,058

    Reciprocity Resident (SD)
    $8,839  
    $17,678  
    Cost Breakdown
     
     
    Tuition
    $3,806
    $7,612
    Housing & Meals
    $4,504
    $9,008
    Fees
    $529
    $1,058

    Midwest Student Exchange Program
    (IL, IN, KS, MI, MO, NE)
    $10,590  
    $21,180  
    Cost Breakdown
     
     
    Tuition
    $5,557
    $11,114
    Housing & Meals
    $4,504
    $9,008
    Fees
    $529
    $1,058

    • The housing and meal costs are based on a double room and unlimited dining; other housing and meal options are available.
    • The only costs that are not included are books and personal expenses. These costs vary by each student, our Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid estimates $600-800 for books (annually) and $3,200 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.