Undergraduate Costs & Financial Aid

The following costs and fees apply to all undergraduate students enrolled for the 2013/14 academic year.

Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Tuition (per semester, 12–18 credits)


Undergraduate Tuition
(per credit, 1–11 credits or any credits taken over 18)


Student Activity Fee per Semester


Technology Fee per Semester


Health Insurance
($1,259 for spring 2014 incoming students [prorated];
waived if proof of personal insurance is on file)       


Laptop Charge

Required Laptop Purchase (for new undergraduate students)


Other Charges

Tuition Deposit (credited to tuition upon enrollment)


Cost of books and supplies (estimated, per semester)


Housing Charges

Housing Deposit


Apartment Rental (per student, each semester)


Rental charges for student apartments vary based on type of unit, number of occupants, and whether the unit is furnished or unfurnished. Contact the housing office at 612.874.3780 for more information. Apartment rental charge includes internet service, and all utilities, except long-distance phone service.

Financial Aid Eligibility

Undergraduate financial aid eligibility and enrollment status.

Types of Financial Aid

Grants, scholarships, loans, and work study available to qualified undergraduates.

Net-Price Calculator

Estimated undergraduate tuition, costs, and grants for First Year Students and Transfer Student

Applying for Financial Aid

Information on how to apply for financial aid, how aid packages are calculated, and notification of award.

Paying for College

When it comes to financing a college education, there is an abundance of tools available to families. Below you will find informational videos and a list of useful websites, including Fafsa.org and scholarship search sites.


Co-presented by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Private College Fund and produced by TPT’s Minnesota Productions & Partnerships, these videos demystify how families can finance a four-year college education.

More videos about MN Private Colleges >

More Financial Aid Sites and Tools

College Readiness Consortium 
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  
FAFSA 4Caster
(for early estimates)  
Free Scholarship Search Site  
MN 529 College Savings Plan 
MN Office of Higher Education (Comprehensive information about financial aid, family financial aid estimator, tuition, and fees)  
MN Private College Council
(Information about MN private non-profit member colleges, links to campus net price calculators)
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid