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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,871 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,060 tuition
$8,412 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,399 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$28,121 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,310 tuition
$8,412 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,399 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,146 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
82% of students receive aid
22% get federal aid ($4,579 avg)
39% get state aid ($2,565 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($5,146 avg)
52% get loans ($7,084 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.50% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.57% 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 $7,171 65%
Federal Grant Aid $4,579 22%
Pell Grants $4,142 22%
Other Federal Grants $500 20%
Institution Grant Aid $5,146 52%
State Grant Aid $2,565 39%
Student Loans $7,084 52%
Federal Loans $5,657 52%
Other Loans $8,440 9%

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 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
(612) 625-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $464
Out of State $666


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Anna from Lakeville, MN
  • Oct-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The U is a good price compared to some of the others in the area. However, it might be cheaper to live off campus, as the dorms and dining plans seem a little expensive.

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  • 4
  • Symantha from Elgin, IL
  • Oct-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The price for out-of-state students is a pretty good deal, but beware, tuition is going up in the coming years.

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  • 5
  • Coriandre from Minneapolis, MN
  • May-13-2014 I am a past student here

    A great tuition price, lots of connections, highly rated public university with great possibilities for those who wish to continue on to graduate school.

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  • 4
  • Travis from Minneapolis, MN
  • Apr-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Although it is expensive to attend as an out-of-state student, it is one of the cheapest, if not the cheapest, Big Ten universities.

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