Tuition Costs

Tuition Costs

Note: Tuition/fees subject to change.

Total Tuition & Fees is currently $176.97 per credit for residents and $216.37 for non-residents.

  • Tuition is currently $157.62 per credit for residents and $197.02 for non-residents
  • Student Life Fee is $7.00 per credit (maximum per semester $112.50)
  • Technology Fee is $10.00 per credit
  • Student Association Fee is $.35 per credit
  • Parking Fee is $2.00 per credit

Online Students

Total Tuition & Fees for Online Students is currently $199.97per credit for residents and $239.37 for non-residents.

  • Tuition is currently $182.62 per credit for online classes ($222.02 per credit for non-residents)
  • Student Life Fee is $7.00 per credit
  • Student Association Fee is $.35 per credit
  • Technology Fee is $10.00 per credit

*Differential Tuition Rates Are: Law Enforcement - $189.92/credit; Law Enforcement, Skills - on-campus: $252.51/credit; Law Enforcement, Skills - off-campus, Mankato: $269.57/credit; Firearms: $236.58/credit; Basic Firearms: $236.58/credit; and Nursing, $199.13/credit; Professional Truck Driver (CDL) - $182.92/credit.

*All courses in the following technical programs have a differential tuition rate of $12.00 on top of the base tuition:

Automotive, Culinary Arts, Dental Assistant, Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Equipment Maintenance, Electrical Maintenance and Construction, Heating & Cooling, Industrial Systems Technology, Information Technology Networking & Security, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, and Pharmacy Technician

Any student whose tuition and other financial obligations remain unpaid at the start of the term will be denied entrance into class. If a student owes money from a previous term, registration will be denied until payment has been received or arrangements made with the Business Office.

Special Fees

  • Students in specific program majors may have additional costs pertinent to their program. Check your program major and consult an advisor for any additional costs. Students in the trades courses are required to furnish their own basic set of hand tools at an approximate cost of $300-$2000. Students may also need to obtain safety equipment as required by various departments
  • Individual applied music lessons is $62
  • Other (workshops and physical education courses such as bowling, canoeing, outdoor activities) varies
  • Test Out is $50 per credit