Cost of Attendance 2011-2012
This is an estimated cost of attendance. Final tuition rates have not been set by the Minnesota State College and University Board. Please use this information as a guide to help you budget for the upcoming school year.
The room and board costs listed above are used for students living on or off campus. They are based on the average cost of living on campus. If you are living on campus, you can check out the Housing and Residence Life website for your exact room and board costs. The room and board budget when you are living with your parents is $4,000 for the 2011-2012 school year.
Tuition is based on a full-time course load of 12-18 credits per semester. Minnesota grant and scholarship programs consider 15+ credits to be full-time. Fees cover student activities, health services, and student union programs.
Tuition is based on a full-time course load of 9 credits per semester. Financial Aid considers full-time enrollment at 6 credits per semester.
** Reduced Tuition
Minnesota has tuition reciprocity arrangements with Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota. If you are a resident of one of these states, you are eligible to pay tuition rates that compare with those of a state school in your home state. The Midwest Student Exchange Program also qualifies students from Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Nebraska for reduced tuition (approximately 30% off of the non-resident tuition rate).
Student's attending Rochester Center may see a difference in the cost of tuition and fees. Please check your billing statement for actual costs. The room and board budget when you are living with your parents is $4,000 for the 2011-2012 school year.