2016–17 Tuition, Room, Board, and Fees

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is committed to making college accessible and affordable. 

We strive to keep tuition and fees as low as possible while delivering an excellent private education. Approximately 97 percent of all undergraduates receive some form of financial aid. Visit the Sample Aid Awards page to see how how financial aid packages can work for students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Standard Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $32,060
Room*: $4,790
Board: $3,770
Activity Fee: $165
Technology Fee: $350
Laundry Fee: $75

Additional Fees (if applicable)

Per Credit Instruction: $1,070
Per Credit Audit: $535
Foreign Study Fee (London): $1,280
Foreign Study Fee (All Others): $580
Commencement Fee: $190
Late Registration Per Class (After Add/Drop Period): $50
NSF/Returned Check or ACH: $20

*Additional fee for the following residences:

  • Village Apartments and Gilmore Creek Hall: $200
  • Pines Hall, Hillside Hall, LaSalle Hall, Yon's Hall, and Brother Leopold Hall Doubles: $400
  • Brother Leopold Hall Singles and all Apartments: $600


New students who have been admitted are asked to confirm their attendance by sending a $300 non-refundable deposit to the university. This deposit is credited to the student's account.

Billing and Payment Information for Undergraduate Students

The Business Office manages the billing and payment of tuition and fees. Learn more about payment methods and payment plans.

Billing and Payment