Compare and See for Yourself

Tuition at Minneapolis College is significantly lower than tuition at most other colleges and universities, and we have worked to hold tuition rates down. When you start at a two-year college, you can save thousands of dollars on the cost of a four-year education. By attending Minneapolis College for one academic year, you could save more than $20,000.

Compare 30 semester credits (or 45 quarter credits) at Minneapolis College with other colleges and universities in your community and you'll see the difference.

Tuition and Fees Breakout Per Credit

Tuition & Fees General Education Courses * Online
Courses 
*
Nursing Courses  Aircraft Technician & Cinema Courses
Tuition w/out Fees $ 155.25 $ 179.60 $ 188.35 $ 230.35
MSCSA Fee $ 0.35 $ 0.35 $ 0.35 $ 0.35
Technology Fee $ 10.00 $ 10.00 $ 10.00 $ 10.00
Student Life Fee $ 5.25 $ 5.25 $ 5.25 $ 5.25
Health Services Fee $ 3.50 $ 3.50 $ 3.50 $ 3.50
Student Center Fee $ 5.50 $ 5.50 $ 5.50 $ 5.50
Total Tuition with Fees $ 179.85 $ 204.20 $ 212.95 $ 254.95

* Some courses or programs have a tuition differential due to higher costs associated with the curriculum. If applicable to your registration, these costs are listed on your online bill in eServices.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is an estimate of how much it would cost a student to attend college for one year (two semesters). This determines a student’s financial need (see below in the page).

Below is the estimated 2018-2019 cost of attendance at Minneapolis College based on 15 credits.

Item Fall Spring Annual
Tuition/Fees $2,698 $2,698 $5,396
Books/Supplies $700 $700 $1,400
Room/Board* $5,529 $5,529 $11,058
Transportation $585 $585 $1,170
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,250 $2,250 $4,500
Total $11,762 $11,762 $23,524

*Room and board calculations reflect the apartment rent rate and food costs in the Twin Cities.

Other Costs and Fees

In addition to tuition and program costs there are other costs you may need to consider to plan and budget for college.

These costs and fees are: