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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cost of Attendance

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Cost of Attendance (COA) is the estimated direct and indirect school-related costs for each academic year.

2008 - 2009 Academic Year
Average Estimated Educational Costs

Cost Category CSP
Direct Education Costs
      Tuition (MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $7,416
      Fees4 594
      Books/Supplies  658
Maintenance Costs
      Room/Board $5,730
      Transportation/Parking 1,000
      Laundry 270
      Clothing 824
Total Costs
(MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $17,272

  1. Reflects 18 credits for an academic year.
  2. Fees are assessed at approximately $31.25 per credit, up to 12 credits per semester, 12-18 credit band fees per semester, plus $30.00 per semester Recreation Fee

* This figure represents average costs.  Actual costs for Residential Life Housing and off-campus accommodations will vary.  These costs vary according to meal plan selections and room choices for Residential Life. Students living in off-campus accommodations may select a meal plan from Residential Life.

NOTE: The costs are estimated based on currently available information.  Changes may occur as a result of institutional, state, and/or federal policy or regulation requirements.

Prior Years