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UMN Morris Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at University of Minnesota, Morris was $12,324 a year for in-state students and $14,378 a year for out-of-state students. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3 percent each year.

If these numbers seem daunting, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable.

Tuition for international students at University of Minnesota, Morris is $14,378 per year.

Does UMN Morris Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

University of Minnesota, Morris is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $12,324 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Minnesota-residents, out-of-state tuition is $14,378 a year.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save significant money on the overall cost of college. Every state has their own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school.

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UMN Morris International Student Tuition

UMN Morris has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at University of Minnesota, Morris can expect to pay around $14,378 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for school-specific aid and scholarships.

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.

UMN Morris Living Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies.

Room and Board at UMN Morris

Room and board at UMN Morris is $8,632 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the meal plan you choose.

Cost of Books at UMN Morris

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. At UMN Morris, you can expect to pay about $800 a year for books and supplies. This does not count the initial cost of a computer or other technology. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs. Full-time undergrads at UMN Morris pay $1,254 in fees each academic year.

There may also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team, may mean additional fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. It depends on if you drive or fly to get to school, own a car, or if you prefer to walk or take public transportation to get around campus.

A school's location can impact transportation costs. The University of Minnesota, Morris campus is in a rural setting in Minnesota. First-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

For UMN Morris students, $500 is good ballpark for transportation costs for on-campus students.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, which can add up for both on-campus and off-campus students.

Total Cost of UMN Morris

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $12,324
Out-of-State Tuition $14,378
Room and Board $8,632
Books and Supplies $800
Yearly Fees $1,254
Transportation $500
Other expenses $1,350
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

UMN Morris’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for part-time students

Financial Aid at UMN Morris

The majority of UMN Morris undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2021, 0 of the 1,339 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.Around 63 percent of UMN Morris undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. UMN Morris graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $24,521 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $18,776
State Loans $15,112
UMN Morris-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $21,302
Most Common Loans for UMN Morris Students
Federal Loans 61%
State loans 4%
Private loans 16%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on UMN Morris financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at UMN Morris

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

University of Minnesota, Morris Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for UMN Morris students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of UMN Morris seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students

What will attending UMN Morris really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the UMN Morris's net cost calculator on their website.

UMN Morris Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

UMN Morris does not have guaranteed tuition.

The school offers a Prepaid Tuition Plan, which is a type of college savings plan that enables people to purchase future credits for their children at today's rate. It is best for people who are sure they or their child will attend a public school in their state.

UMN Morris offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

UMN Morris Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups to cover some or all of the cost of tuition. Some schools offer them for employees and their family, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student

UMN Morris has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

UMN Morris Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$23,010

In State

$25,064

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,324
$14,378
Fees
$1,254
$1,254
Housing
$8,632
$8,632
Books
$800
$800

UMN Morris Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,339

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,578

Out-of-State

$15,632

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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