Minnesota In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Minnesota by In State Tuition for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in Minnesota by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Minnesota these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Minnesota list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Minnesota are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2021/2022 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Minnesota? Leading the colleges list is Saint Cloud State University in Saint Cloud with an in state tuition of $7,839.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Minnesota's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Public Not For Profit

$7,839 48 24
#2 Minnesota State University Mankato

Mankato, Public Not For Profit

$8,072 44 9
#3 Minnesota State University Moorhead

Moorhead, Public Not For Profit

$8,096 43 11
#4 Winona State University

Winona, Public Not For Profit

$8,100 53 19
#5 Southwest Minnesota State University

Marshall, Public Not For Profit

$8,230 30 8
#6 Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Public Not For Profit

$8,282 NA NA
#7 Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Public Not For Profit

$8,690 40 11
#8 Northwestern Health Sciences University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$10,800 NA NA
#9 University of Minnesota Crookston

Crookston, Public Not For Profit

$10,822 NA NA
#10 University of Phoenix Minneapolis/St Paul Campus

Saint Louis Park, Private For Profit

$11,640 NA NA
#11 University of Minnesota Rochester

Rochester, Public Not For Profit

$12,376 56 56
#12 University of Minnesota Duluth

Duluth, Public Not For Profit

$12,420 51 28
#13 University of Minnesota Morris

Morris, Public Not For Profit

$12,584 63 93
#14 Herzing University Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#15 University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Public Not For Profit

$13,532 75 81
#16 Minnesota School of Business Shakopee

Shakopee, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#17 Globe University Woodbury

Woodbury, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#18 Minnesota School of Business Waite Park

Waite Park, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#19 Minnesota School of Business Rochester

Rochester, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#20 Minnesota School of Business Blaine

Blaine, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA