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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$35,106 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$25,161 tuition
$6,750 off campus room & board
$2,595 books
$600 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$35,106 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$25,161 tuition
$6,750 off campus room & board
$2,595 books
$600 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,245 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($5,247 avg)
41% get state aid ($3,316 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($6,245 avg)
93% get loans ($7,811 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.32% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.32% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,097 98%
Federal Grant Aid $5,247 46%
Pell Grants $4,712 46%
Other Federal Grants $704 35%
Institution Grant Aid $6,245 98%
State Grant Aid $3,316 41%
Student Loans $7,811 93%
Federal Loans $5,607 93%
Other Loans $11,020 19%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does College of Visual Arts offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
344 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102-2199
(651) 757-4000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,258
Out of State $1,258


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Pavielle from Bloomington, MN
  • Dec-25-2011 I am a current student here

    It is very expensive because of all the supplies needed as an arts student, but honestly there is so much information given everyday that I really do feel like I am getting the education that I am paying for. I cannot deny, however, that it is very expensive and difficult to pay for.

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