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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cost of Attendance - Graduate

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

2009 - 2010 Academic Year
Average Estimated Educational Costs

Cost Category Graduates
Direct Education Costs
      Tuition (MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $5,3642
      Fees4 596
      Books/Supplies  658
Maintenance Costs
      Room/Board $5,730*
      Transportation/Parking 1,000
      Laundry 270
      Clothing 824
Total Costs
(MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $15,222

Non-Resident Additional Costs +$3,4646
Total Non-Resident Costs $18,686
Wisconsin Tuition Adjustment -52
Wisconsin Total $15,170
Midwest Compact Adjustment +2,6827
Midwest Compact Total $17,904

  1. Reflects Minnesota resident tuition based on 18 graduate credits.  Residents of reciprocity states (North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin) pay comparable rates.
  2. Fees are assessed at approximately $33.14 per credit, up to 12 credits per semester, 12-18 credit band fees per semester, plus $30.00 per semester Recreation Fee
  3. Reflects difference between resident and non-resident tuition for 16 graduate credits
  4. Compact includes states of Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Nebraska

* 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.