International Graduate Tuition and Fees

Estimated Expenses 

Tuition, fees, and room and board charges are subject to change by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. You are required to maintain full-time enrollment during the fall and spring semesters. Full-time enrollment is a minimum of 6 credits, 3 of which may be taken online/from a distance. Estimates are based on nine or more credits per semester.

Financial Assistance

Minnesota State Mankato offers a limited number of assistantships for first–year international students. These assistantships include a stipend and a tuition scholarship. Please know that most graduate assistantships do not cover the entire estimated cost of attendance. Review more information on how assistantships impact your proof of funding at Graduate/Teaching Assistantships and Your I-20.

Tuition & Fees (Estimate) Expense
9 Fall Semester Credits (Most Programs)** $7,300
9 Spring Semester Credits (Most Programs)** $7,300
Total for Fall & Spring Semesters $14,600
Room & Board (Estimate) Expense

On-Campus Housing (9 months)

(Based on average ON-campus room & meal costs)

Total for Room & Board (9 months) $10,198
Miscellaneous Expenses (Estimate) Expense
Books & Supplies $1,400
Health Insurance $2,300
Personal Expenses $1,700
Total for Miscellaneous Expenses $5,400
Total Estimated Expenses for 9 Month Academic Year $30,198

The Expenses figure is the 9-month academic year for 2023-2024. Summer is not included. Additional resources would be needed to cover summer costs. Verification of an additional $6,500 is required if you are bringing a spouse/first dependent and $4,000 for each additional dependent.

**Some programs have higher tuition rates than those listed above. some of those programs include:

  •  Masters of social work & graduate teacher licensure programs: $15,756/year
  • PSM in Geographic information systems/engineering management/health informatics & Analytics: $19,234/year
  • masters of communication science & Disorders: $15,540/year
  • masters of advanced dental therapy: $26,356/year
  • masters of athletic training: $15,514/year
  • masters of sport & exercise psychology: $16,058/year
  • doctorate programs: $20,840/year
  • doctor of nurse practice: $31,980/year