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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cost of Attendance - Undergrad On Campus

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

2013 - 2014 Academic Year
Average Estimated Educational Costs (Full-Time)

Cost Category Undergraduates
Direct Education Costs
      Tuition (MN/ND/Manitoba)1 $6,668
      Fees4 890
      Books/Supplies  900
Maintenance Costs
      Room/Board - on campus* $7,768
      Transportation/Parking 510
      Laundry 240
      Clothing 750
Total Costs
(MN/ND/Manitoba) $18,496
Non-Resident Additional Costs6 +$7,478
Total Non-Resident Costs $25,974
Wisconsin Tuition Adjustment (0)
Wisconsin Total $18,496
South Dakota Tuition Adjustment $340
South Dakota Total $18,836
Midwest Compact Adjustment7 +3,334
Midwest Compact Total $21,830

  1. Reflects Minnesota resident tuition based on 24 to 36 undergraduate credits. 
  2. Fees are assessed at approximately $36.98 per credit, up to 11 credits per semester, 12-18 credit band fees per semester, $445.00 for Undergrad
  3. Reflects the difference between resident and non-resident tuition for 24 to 36 undergraduate credits (banded).
  4. Compact includes states of Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana 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.