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 $8,096 $16,193
    Cost Breakdown    
    Tuition $3,568 $7,136
    Housing & Meals $4,038 $8,076
    Fees $490 $981
    Non-Minnesota Resident $11,663 $23,327
    Cost Breakdown    
    Tuition $7,135 $14,270
    Housing & Meals $4,038 $8,076
    Fees $490 $981
    Reciprocity Resident (ND,WI) $8,096 $16,193
    Cost Breakdown    
    Tuition $3,568 $7,136
    Housing & Meals $4,038 $8,076
    Fees $490 $981
    Reciprocity Resident (SD) $8,242 $16,485
    Cost Breakdown    
    Tuition $3,714 $7,428
    Housing & Meals $4,038 $8,076
    Fees $490 $981
    Midwest Student Exchange Program (IL, IN, KS, MI, MO, NE) $9,880 $19,761
    Cost Breakdown    
    Tuition $5,352 $10,704
    Housing & Meals $4,038 $8,076
    Fees $490 $981
    • 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 undergraduate rates and actual cost may vary.
    • You can view the breakdown of fees per credit.