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Minnesota State University Moorhead Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,122 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,136 tuition
$9,008 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$978 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$25,258 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,272 tuition
$9,008 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$978 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,079 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
86% of students receive aid
27% get federal aid ($4,224 avg)
29% get state aid ($2,462 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($2,079 avg)
69% get loans ($9,544 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.27% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.21% 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 $4,204 73%
Federal Grant Aid $4,224 27%
Pell Grants $3,850 27%
Other Federal Grants $764 14%
Institution Grant Aid $2,079 59%
State Grant Aid $2,462 29%
Student Loans $9,544 69%
Federal Loans $6,245 63%
Other Loans $8,472 23%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- R R
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$5,000 R
$5,000 R
- R
- R
$5,000 R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Minnesota State University Moorhead offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1104 Seventh Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
(218) 477-2161
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $230
Out of State $461


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rachel from Morris, MN
  • I am a current student here

    Personally I think that MSU-Moorhead is a very well priced school. It averages about $15,000 a year, including everything but books and supplies. But $15,000 for tuition, a meal plan, housing, and student fees? For a State University? That's a steal! MSU-Moorhead is a great school, with great credentials.

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  • 5
  • Michie from Saint Paul, MN
  • I am a current student here

    A great college atmosphere with friendly students, faculty, and community members. Students can ride the bus for transportation and the MATBUS system takes you around Moorhead, MN, Dilworth, MN, Fargo, ND, and West Fargo, ND. Moorhead State University Moorhead is a medium size campus so it's not too big of a school where you can get lost nor is it too small of a school that it reminds you of high school. The city itself is a nice, friendly, and quiet city - great college city, really!

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