What does college cost?

2013-14 tuition and fees

A large majority of private college students do not pay the listed tuition price; 94% of our students receive aid that they do not have to pay back. In fact, on average, our students end up paying about half of the posted price (shown below in the Tuition and Required Fees column).

College/University

Tuition and Required Fees

Room and Board

Comprehensive Charges*

Augsburg College**

$33,154

$8,782

$41,936

Bethany Lutheran College

$24,080

$7,270

$31,350

Bethel University**

$31,760

$9,200

$40,960

Carleton College

$46,167

$11,982

$58,149

College of Saint Benedict

$37,926

$9,644

$47,570

The College of St. Scholastica**

$31,612

$8,348

$39,960

Concordia College (Moorhead)

$32,814

$7,160

$39,974

Concordia University, St. Paul**+

$19,700

$7,750

$27,450

Gustavus Adolphus College

$39,553

$9,050

$48,583

Hamline University

$35,498

$9,090

$44,588

Macalester College

$45,388

$10,068

$55,456

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

$32,750

$6,810

$39,560

Saint John's University

$37,162

$8,984

$46,146

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota**

$29,315

$7,700

$37,015

St. Catherine University**

$34,744

$8,568

$43,312

St. Olaf College

$40,700

$9,260

$49,960

University of St. Thomas

$35,308

$8,986

$44,294

Average

$34,565

$8,744

$43,310

*These are standard charges for first-time, full time, full-year undergraduate students, including fees assessed on all undergraduates. Some charges may vary depending on room, board and program choices.

**Six colleges have non-traditional programs for which a separate tuition applies.

+Concordia University, St. Paul's tuition reflects a tuition reset for fall 2014.