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Tuition and Costs

The University of Minnesota Morris is a national public liberal arts college that is committed to making a high-quality education available to students from across the country.

2018–19 Costs


Tuition $12,324
Student Fees* $1,254
Housing**  $4,100
Meal Plan $4,532
Total*** $22,210


Tuition $14,378***
Student Fees* $1,254
Housing**  $4,100
Meal Plan $4,532
Total*** $24,264

*Student fees offset the cost of events, amenities, and other out-of-pocket expenses: on-campus speakers, theatre productions, laundry, cable, fitness center membership, student organizations, intramurals, concerts, athletic events, etc.
**Housing costs assume double occupancy and include FREE laundry and cable
***The total represents all essential costs for Morris students. Actual costs may differ depending on your coursework, living arrangements, and personal spending choices.


The University has reciprocity agreements with the states of

  • Wisconsin
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota 

and the province of Manitoba, Canada.

If you are a resident of any of these states or province, you may qualify for reciprocity tuition rates, which are the same as resident rates.

Non-resident and international students will be considered for our National Scholar Award at the time of admission to Morris.

Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)

The Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) is a multi-state tuition reciprocity program. Morris offers reduced tuition to eligible students from the following states:

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

For consideration, students only need to submit an application for admission.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

91% of first year students receive financial aid. Morris has a variety of financial aid programs to help you realize your educational goals.

How to apply for our competitive scholarships >>

Free Credits

Morris has a tuition band, which means any credits more than 13 that you take in a single semester are free of charge. This is a great savings, as many students take an average of 15 credits per semester in order to graduate in four years.

Net Price Calculator

Using the Net Price Calculator for Future Freshmen, you can get a sense of the types of need-based aid for which you may be eligible. This calculator is intended to assist you in your college planning.

Please note: the University also awards a number of competitive scholarships that are not included in the calculator.