Cost of Attendance

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Estimate your education costs

A 鶹ƵAPK education isn’t just a financial investment. It’s an investment in your future—one that will pay off on personal, academic, and professional levels.

That payoff is why 鶹ƵAPK is consistently ranked as the #1 Best Value Regional University in Minnesota by US News & World Report.


What's included in your costs?

So what do the costs of a 鶹ƵAPK education include? Your cost of attendance at 鶹ƵAPK is the total amount you can expect to pay during your enrollment here. This includes direct costs, which are paid directly to the university, as well as indirect costs related to your overall student and campus life.

We’ve estimated the cost of attendance by splitting it into the following categories:

  • Tuition (based on a nine-month academic school year)
  • Fees
  • Book rental
  • Housing and meal plan for on-campus students
  • Living allowance for off-campus students
  • Miscellaneous costs (personal, transportation, etc.)

2024-25 Cost of attendance for undergraduate students

Get a breakdown of your full-time tuition and fees for the 2024–25 academic school year. These costs apply to first-year students, on-campus transfer students, and international undergraduates.

The following Financial Aid Cost of Attendance (COA) Budget Components are intended to provide estimated allowances of educationally related expenses and may not reflect your actual costs. Financial Aid, including scholarships, grants, and loans, may be available to help with these expenses.

Type of Expense

Estimated Cost

Tuition and fees (required)

Tuition and fees are determined annually

Tuition: $48,784 per year

Required Fees:$1,220 per year

View TUITION AND Fees

Books, course materials, supplies,
and equipment allowance

Based on what a typical full-time student may spend on books, paper, and supplies

Book rental fee: $740 per year

VIEW BOOK RENTAL FEE

Materials and supplies (estimated, not billed by 鶹ƵAPK): $200

Living expenses

Estimated living allowance may vary based on living
arrangements

On-campus dorm average housing allowance:$6,240

On-campus apartment average housing allowance:$9,207

Off-campus housing allowance (estimated, not billed by 鶹ƵAPK): $3,200-$6,400

Food allowance (estimated, only billed by 鶹ƵAPK if student has an on campus meal plan): $6,400

VIEW Housing and FoOD Costs

Transportation Expenses

Allowance: $500

Miscellaneous personal expense

Includes expenses students may have, such aslaundry
and toiletries. Allowance varies depending on living
arrangements.

Miscellaneous personal expense allowance (estimated, not billed by 鶹ƵAPK): $500-$1,680

Federal loan fee

Fee paid to the federal government for processing your
loan. It is a percentage of the amount you borrow. Currently, the fee rate is 1.057%.

Average federal loan fees (estimated): $66

2023-2024 Cost of attendance for undergraduate students

Get a breakdown of your full-time tuition and fees for the 2023–2024 academic school year. These costs apply to first-year students, on-campus transfer students, and international undergraduates.

23-24 Cost of attendance for graduate and post-baccalaureate students

Tuition varies between the School of Education and Leadership, School of Business, Creative Writing Programs, and Graduate Legal Studies programs. Use the table below to explore your costs.

Type of expense Estimated cost
Tuition (graduate) Varies by program
View tuition rates
Tuition (post-baccalaureate) $776per credit
View tuition rates
Books $600-$1,000
Housing and food (on campus) $11,214+
View housingand food rates
Living allowance (off campus) $1,636$17,984

Are you an online bachelor's degree student?

If you’re interested or currently enrolled in our Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion program, please refer to the pages below for specific information about financial aid and tuition rates.

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