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Admissions and Aid
For more information on admission requirements, campus visits, and opportunities at the U of M, visit the Office of Admissions. You can also check the status of your undergraduate admission application on Application Tracker.
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Calculating Your Costs
The University of Minnesota is ranked as a “best value” university by USA Today, the Princeton Review, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, due to our competitive tuition rates, outstanding academic programs, and our focus on student success.
Estimated costs for the 2015-16 academic year.
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The tuition and fees listed here cover one academic year (two semesters) of enrollment.
The exact cost may vary slightly from student to student, based on the college of enrollment and courses taken, but these figures can assist you with planning.
Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.
You can also estimate the financial aid available to you and your out-of-pocket expenses with the net price calculator.
Free Tuition after 13 Credits
At the U of M, every credit after 13 is free of charge. This keeps your costs down, so you can graduate in four years. (Students typically take 15-16 credits each semester.)
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Many students at the U of M receive financial aid, including academic scholarships, grants, student employment, and loans.
If you’re new to the process, you can learn the financial aid basics, including terms like FAFSA and eFAAN. Then you can learn more about the financial aid process, including a list of financial aid sources and tasks.
U of M graduate students receive various forms of financial aid—teaching assistantships, research assistantships, fellowships, grants, loans. Learn more about funding your graduate studies.