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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Costs and Financing

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The following is the actual annual cost for international students attending Minnesota State University, Mankato for the 2015-2016 school year. Tuition, fees and board charges are subject to change by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

Tuition and Fees (Estimated)
First Semester (12-18 credits with Cultural Contribution Scholarship) $4,265*  
Second Semester (12-18 credits) $7,790 ($4,265 if the Cultural Contribution Scholarship is maintained)  
Total for First & Second Semesters   $12,055
Room and Board
On-Campus Housing (9 months)
(Based on average ON campus room and meal costs)
Total for Room and Board (9 months)   $8,430
Miscellaneous Expenses
Books & Supplies $1,200  
Health Insurance $1,400  
Personal Expenses $1,100  
Total for Miscellaneous Expenses   $3,700
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 2015-2016. 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 2015.

* 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.