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Costs & Aid

students at graduation

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Minnesota & Reciprocity ResidentsMidwest Student Exchange ResidentsResidents of Other States
Tuition & Fees$13,680$14,290$18,880
Room & Board$8,374$8,374$8,374
DIRECT COSTS SUBTOTAL$22,054$22,664$27,254
Additional Expenses$3,618$3,618$3,618
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE$25,672$26,282$30,872

These costs are estimates based on the 2019 - 2020 academic year. Actual costs may differ depending on your coursework, living arrangements, and personal spending choices.

At UMD, every credit you take after 13 credits is free of charge. Banded tuition helps keep your educational costs down and encourages students to graduate in four years. Students who take fewer than 13 credits will be charged on a per-credit basis.

UMD is a member of the Midwest Student Exchange Program. Residents of these states qualify for tuition that is slightly higher than in-state tuition:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Michigan*
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio

*Michigan residents who begin their studies through Spring 2021 are eligible for MSEP tuition.

The University has reciprocity agreements with the following:

  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin
  • Manitoba

If you are a resident of any of these states or province, you may qualify for reciprocity tuition at the University, which is comparable to resident tuition.