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Minnesota State proudly offers a wide array of higher education options at an exceptional value. Receive an extraordinary education at the lowest tuition and fees in the state. 

Compare College Costs

The college cost comparison chart includes tuition and fees information for public and private colleges and universities throughout Minnesota.

Financial aid can help you pay for college

About half of our Minnesota State students receive financial aid to help pay the cost of college. Tax credits for students also can help lower your net costs.

Learn more about financial aid options

In-state tuition for all students at most Minnesota State colleges and universities

Most Minnesota State colleges and universities offer in-state tuition rates to residents of other states. Check individual college and university websites for specific information.

Learn more about reciprocity agreements with other states

Room and board

The cost for a double room and board at a state university averages $7,761 for one year. Some state colleges also have housing on campus or nearby, and many others can help you find housing in the area. The costs of these options will vary.