Costs & Aid

The costs listed below are estimates based on the 2023 - 2024 academic year. For a detailed listing of costs which may vary based on coursework, living arrangements, and personal spending choices please visit the UMD One Stop Cost of Attendance page.

 Minnesota & Reciprocity ResidentsMidwest 
Residents of Other States
Tuition & Fees$14,318$14,318$19,762
Housing & Food$10,206$10,206$10,206
Direct Costs Subtotal$24,524$24,524$29,968
Additional Expenses$3,448$3,448$3,448
Total Cost of Attendance$27,972$27,972$33,416

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Banded Tuition

At UMD, every credit you take per semester 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.

Midwest Residents

Residents of these states qualify for tuition comparable to resident tuition:

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

Reciprocity Agreements

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.