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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.

2010 - 2011 Academic Year
Average Estimated Educational Costs (Full-Time)

Cost Category Undergraduates
Direct Education Costs
      Tuition (MN/SD/ND/Manitoba)1 $5,926
      Fees4 798
      Books/Supplies  860
Maintenance Costs
      Room/Board - on campus* $6,730
      Transportation/Parking 410
      Laundry 270
      Clothing 640
Total Costs
(MN/SD/ND/Manitoba) $16,314

Non-Resident Additional Costs5 +$6,748
Total Non-Resident Costs $23,062
Wisconsin Tuition Adjustment (104)
Wisconsin Total $16,210
Midwest Compact Adjustment7 +2,964
Midwest Compact Total $19,278

  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 $33.14 per credit, up to 11 credits per semester, 12-18 credit band fees per semester, $399.00 for Undergrad
  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.