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 Undergraduates
Direct Education Costs
      Tuition (MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $5,4681
      Fees4 796
      Books/Supplies  856
Maintenance Costs
      Room/Board $5,466*
      Transportation/Parking 1,000
      Laundry 270
      Clothing 620
Total Costs
(MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $15,156

Non-Resident Additional Costs +$6,2445
Total Non-Resident Costs $21,400
Wisconsin Tuition Adjustment -202
Wisconsin Total $14,954
Midwest Compact Adjustment +2,7347
Midwest Compact Total $17,890

  1. Reflects Minnesota resident tuition based on 24 to 36 undergraduate credits.  Residents of reciprocity states (North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin) pay comparable rates.
  2. Reflects 18 credits for an academic year.
  3. 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
  4. Reflects the difference between resident and non-resident tuition for 24 to 36 undergraduate credits.
  5. 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.

Prior Years