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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$26,594 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,236 tuition
$10,358 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2019/2020)

$44,892 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$33,534 tuition
$10,358 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2019/2020)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,561 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
82% of students receive aid
19% get federal aid ($4,899 avg)
23% get state aid ($5,091 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($5,561 avg)
47% get loans ($7,553 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,656 62%
Federal Grant Aid $4,899 19%
Pell Grants $4,435 19%
Other Federal Grants $537 18%
Institution Grant Aid $5,561 59%
State Grant Aid $5,091 23%
Student Loans $7,553 47%
Federal Loans $5,329 47%
Other Loans $11,310 10%

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


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Michael from Minneapolis, MN
  • I am a current student here

    It's eh. its expensive no doubt. They have so many support and stuff put into your tuition that you don't ever us. I'm always told, "use it because you have it" but there's no reason for me to use them and that's what my tuition is covering. If only you could choose to not have that in your tuition costs.

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  • 3
  • Jane from Fargo, ND
  • I am a current student here

    I'm not going to lie, it is A LOT of money and I don't really suggest going here unless you are looking to study premed, business, or engineering. I say this because those programs at the U are some of the best in the country and the business school is REALLY good at getting students employed right after graduation. If you want to be an elementary school or middle school teacher I suggest saving your money and going to a smaller and cheaper university.

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  • 4
  • Katrina from Woodbury, MN
  • I am a current student here

    It's a very prestigious school with many amenities and opportunities. I would say the more expensive tuition is worth it. Would I like it to be a little less? Of course but that's why I'm applying for scholarships.

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  • 5
  • Student from Eagan, MN
  • I am a current student here

    Especially if you're paying in-state, there is no other place you can get this kind of an education for this cheap. And that isn't opinion. I'm studying at Carlson which has a 10% direct admit (from high school) acceptance rate and I'm paying less than 10,000 for tuition alone (it's around 9 with all the fees)

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  • Dylan from Bismarck, ND
  • I am a current student here

    If you have reciprocity, it is absolutely worth going here. I can't really speak for out of state tuition but there are many so I believe it is.

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