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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

$3,808 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
23% get federal aid ($5,418 avg)
65% get state aid ($2,244 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($3,808 avg)
53% get loans ($6,595 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

$26,446,357
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,644 88%
Federal Grant Aid $5,418 23%
Pell Grants $4,265 23%
Other Federal Grants $1,181 23%
Institution Grant Aid $3,808 59%
State Grant Aid $2,244 65%
Student Loans $6,595 53%
Federal Loans $5,537 52%
Other Loans $8,816 7%

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
http://onestop.umn.edu/finances/financial_aid/index.html
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $464
Out of State $666

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Golden from Minneapolis, MN
  • Mar-24-2014 I am a past student here

    A lot of the entry level stuff is mandatory repetition of things you should have learned in high school- which they are assuming you didn't because a brain-dead slug could graduate from most American high schools. After that, many majors are, as I've explained, woefully neglected. They like to hire people who are pros in their field, but it doesn't matter one jot if those people know how to teach. And 90% of them don't. You can get a good education here if you stay extra years, wasting tons of cash, but if you want to get a simple bachelor's degree in four years to save your wallet- just go to a community college.

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  • 5
  • Ashley from Minneapolis, MN
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The U is extremely affordable for a Big10 university. Along with that it offers lots of scholarships, especially if you are looking to study abroad.

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  • Ross from Minneapolis, MN
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The U of M isnt anything special. I go to the Carlson school of management and though it is overpriced, the resources are excellent and teachers are helpful.

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  • 5
  • Grace from Moorhead, MN
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    An average semester's tuition is $8-10K. My friend who spent her first semester of her freshman year out at a $60K/yr school on the West coast is actually transferring to the U next semester for a wide variety of reasons, all of which relate back to getting bang for the buck. At her school, bathrooms were never clean; dorms had no functioning heat or A/C; she could hardly get into classes she needed for her major; the professors were barely interested in teaching. We face none of these problems at the U, save for the A/C. (That depends on which dorm you're in and is really a nonexistent issue.)

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