The U of M Crookston has a flat-rate tuition strategy which makes all credits above 13 per semester tuition-free. Students taking 13 or more credits will pay a flat tuition rate of $5,824.00 per semester. Students taking 1 to 12 credits will be assessed $448 per credit. Students who take advantage of the flat rate and graduate in four years will pay significantly less and can save nearly $20,000. To graduate in four years at UMC, a student, on average, must complete 15-16 credits per semester.

Your tuition at the University of Minnesota is assessed according to the number of credits for which you are registered.

The University has reciprocity agreements with the states of Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the province of Manitoba, Canada. 

EnrollmentOn campusOff campusOnline
13 or more credits per semester (yearly cost)$11,648.00$11,648.00$11,648.00
13 or more credits per semester$5,824.00$5,824.00$5,824.00
Per credit$448.00$448.00$448.00

Citizen of a Freely Associated State

Effective July 1, 2024, citizens of the three Freely Associated States: the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), are charged the same tuition rate as Minnesota residents.

Official current and historical tuition rates

The above information is based on the President’s Operating Budget approved by the Board of Regents. While the information has been presented with all due care, it cannot be guaranteed to be free from errors or omission.