Tuition and Fees for Your Program

Tuition and fees vary by program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Saint Mary’s is committed to providing an affordable graduate-level education. We strive to keep tuition and fees as low as possible while delivering an excellent private education.

Degree-seeking students who are enrolled at least half time may be eligible for financial aid and scholarships to help offset the cost of tuition.

2020–21 Tuition, Fees, and Textbooks

Students are required to pay the current tuition rate for all classes taken toward their degree. The tuition is based on the tuition rate of the program through which the course is offered.

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota reserves the right to revise tuition payment policies at any time. Should this occur, students will be notified prior to the effective date of the changes.

Undergraduate Certificates and Degrees:

Undergraduate Certificates – $420 per credit

Undergraduate (B.S.) – $420 per credit

Nursing (B.S.) Online – $485 per credit

Advanced Degrees and Graduate Certificates:

Accounting (M.S.) – $550 per credit

Accounting (M.S.) Online – $660 per credit

Addiction Studies (Graduate Certificate) – $540 per credit

Artificial Intelligence (Graduate Certificate) – $690 per credit

Arts and Cultural Management (M.A.) – $490 per credit

Business Analytics (Graduate Certificate) – $690 per credit

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (M.S.) Online – $690 per credit

Counseling and Psychological Services (M.A.) – $540 per credit

Critical, Creative, and Design Thinking (Graduate Certificate) – $540 per credit

Culturally Responsive Teaching (Graduate Certificate) – $500 per credit

Cybersecurity (M.S.) Online – $690 per credit

Data Engineering (Graduate Certificate) – $650 per credit

Data Intelligence and GeoAnalytics (M.S.) – $650 per credit

Doctorate (DBA) – $895 per credit

Doctorate (Ed.D.—blended in-person and online format) – $770 per credit

Doctorate (Psy.D.) – $885 per credit

Education (M.A.) – $460 per credit

Education (M.A.) Online – $500 per credit

Educational Leadership (M.A.) Online – $540 per credit

Education—Learning Design and Technology (M.Ed.) – $540 per credit

Education—Learning Design and Technology (M.Ed.) Online – $540 per credit

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) – $480 per credit

Education—Teaching and Learning (M.Ed.) – $470 per credit

Education - Wisconsin (M.A.) – $410 per credit

Educational Administration (Ed.S.) – $480 per credit

Educational Administration: Director of Special Education (Graduate Certificate) – $480 per credit

Educational Administration: K-12 Principal (Graduate Certificate) – $480 per credit

Educational Administration: Superintendent (Graduate Certificate) – $480 per credit

English as Second Language (M.A.) – $485 per credit

Finance (Graduate Certificate) – $690 per credit

Geographic Information Science (Certificate) – $650 per credit

Health and Human Services Administration (M.A.) – $520 per credit

Health and Human Services Administration (M.A.) Online – $665 per credit

Healthcare Analytics (Graduate Certificate) – $690 per credit

Human Development (M.A.) – $525 per credit

Human Resource Management (Graduate Certificate) – $660 per credit

Human Resource Management (M.A.) – $525 per credit

Human Resource Management (M.A.) Online – $660 per credit

Information Technology Management (M.S.) – $525 per credit

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Certificate) - $550 per credit

Instruction (M.A.) – $485 per credit

Integrated Studies (M.A.) – $525 per credit

International Development (Graduate Certificate) – $660 per credit

International Development (M.A.) Online – $660 per credit

K-12 Reading Teacher (Graduate Certificate) – $470 per credit

Lasallian Leadership (M.A.) – $340 per credit

Lasallian Studies (M.A.) – $340 per credit

Literacy Education (M.A.) – $470 per credit

Management (M.A.) – $525 per credit

Marriage and Family Therapy (M.A.) – $555 per credit

MBA Accelerated Online – $690 per credit

MBA without Specialization – $575 per credit

MBA with Specialization – $575 per credit

Mental Health in Education (Graduate Certificate) – $500 per credit

Nonprofit Management (Graduate Certificate) – $660 per credit

Nurse Anesthesia—SMUMN – $660 per credit

Nurse Anesthesia - Minneapolis School of Anesthesia (not inclusive of tuition/fees charged by MSA) – $500 per credit

Organizational Leadership (M.A.) – $525 per credit

Organizational Leadership (M.A.) Online – $660 per credit

Professional Development Initiatives for Educators – $150 - $275 per credit

Project Management (Graduate Certificate) – $660 per credit

Project Management (M.S.) – $525 per credit

Project Management (M.S.) Online – $660 per credit

Public Administration (M.A.) Online – $660 per credit

Public Health (MPH) - $555 per credit

Public Health (MPH) Online - $660 per credit

Social Work (M.S.W.) Online - $800 per credit

Special Education (M.A. and certificate) – $485 per credit

Special Education (M.A.) Online – $540 per credit

Teaching (M.A.) – $485 per credit

Teaching, Training, and Leading with Technology (Graduate Certificate) – $540 per credit

Application Fee – $25

Course Drop Fee – $30

Final Paper Presentation Fee – $50

Graduation Fee – $190

Graduation Fee, Ed.S. (upon completion of a certificate leading to these degrees) – $75

Printing Fee (using Computer Lab printers) – $0.10 per page

Undergraduate Fees:

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Fee – $230

Graduate Fees:

Teaching (M.A.) Student Teaching Fee – $500

English as a Second Language (M.A.) Student Teaching Fee – $500

Special Education (M.A.) Student Teaching Fee – $500

Nurse Anesthesia (SMUMN Registration Fee) – $1,500

Nurse Anesthesia (SMUMN) Clinical Fee – $450 per clinical semester

NN782 Comprehensive Exam Fee – $250

Nurse Anesthesia Student Liability Insurance – $275 annually

Nurse Anesthesia Simulation Lab Fee – $100

MFT791 Integration Paper and Oral Exam – $165

PY791 Integration Paper and Oral Exam – $300

MSW Malpractice Insurance Fee – $30

MSW680 Tevera Fee – $205

MSW690 Capstone Course Fee – $150

Educational Administration (Graduate Certificate)   Initial Assessment Fee – $50

Educational Administration Graduate Certificate and Ed.S. Portfolio Assessment/Exit Interview Fee – $150

Ed.D. Dissertation Defense Fee – $350

DBA Dissertation Defense Fee – $500

Psy.D. Qualifying Examination Fee – $315

Psy.D. Clinical Case Presentation Fee – $315

International Student Fee per semester (Winona Campus only) – $550

Tuition does not include payment for course materials or textbooks. Materials and textbook costs vary by program and are made available at the time of registration. These materials are made available for purchase through one of Saint Mary's Bookstores. Students should budget between $250 and $500 per semester for textbooks and course materials.