Costs and Financing

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The following is the actual annual cost for international students attending Minnesota State University, Mankato for the 2014-2015 school year. Tuition, fees and board charges are subject to change by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

Tuition and Fees (Estimated)
Fall Semester (12-18 credits with Cultural Contribution Scholarship) $3,787*  
Spring Semester (12-18 credits) $7,727  
Total for Fall & Spring Semesters   $11,514
Room and Board
On-Campus Housing (9 months)
(Based on average ON campus room and meal costs)
Total for Room and Board (9 months)   $8,042
Miscellaneous Expenses
Books & Supplies $1,200  
Health Insurance $1,300  
Personal Expenses $1,100  
Total for Miscellaneous Expenses   $3,600
Total Estimated Expenses for 9 Months Academic School Year
(with the Cultural Contribution Scholarship 1st semester)

The Expenses figure is the 9 month academic year 2014-2015. Summer is not included. Additional resources would be needed to cover Summer costs. The Expense Budget for future school years could see an increase. The final and accurate figure for each school year is usually not known until at least July of each year.

The budget is current as of August 2014.

* First semester reduced tuition and fee rates may continue based on meeting and maintaining the Cultural Contribution Scholarship Requirements of a 2.5 GPA and 25 completed cultural contribution hours.