Cost and Aid

All students pay Minot State's in-state tuition rate!

Total Annual Estimated Costs

Undergraduate Students (2020-2021) 

Annual tuition & fees 

$7,896

Residence Halls 

$2,700

Unlimited Meal Plan   

$4,502   

International Student Fee

$150

Total Annual Estimated Costs  

$15,248*  

*2020-2021 annual tuition costs are based on enrollment in 12 credits per semester. These are general estimates of student expenses and are subject to change without notice.

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Automatic 4-Year Award

4-Year Award
4-Year Award
ACT Score:
30+
(or 1360+
SAT score)
High School GPA Award per Year
3.8 – 4.0 $3,000
3.5 – 3.79 $2,000
3.0 – 3.49 $1,500

Note:  If you have earned a GED score of 165+ and scored a 30 or higher on the ACT you are eligible for $1,500/ year.

4-Year Award
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4-Year Award
ACT Score:
26 - 29
(or 1230 – 1350
SAT score)
High School GPA Award per Year
3.8 – 4.0 $2,000
3.5 – 3.79 $1,500
3.0 – 3.49 $1,000

Note: If you have earned a GED score of 165+ and scored a 26 or higher on the ACT you are eligible for $1,000/ year.

4-Year Award
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4-Year Award
ACT Score:
21 - 25
(or 1060 – 1220
SAT score)
High School GPA Award per Year
3.8 – 4.0 $1,500
3.5 – 3.79 $1,000
3.0 – 3.49 $750

Note: If you have earned a GED score of 165+ and scored between 21 and 25 on the ACT you are eligible for $750/ year.

4-Year Award
4-Year Award
ACT Score:
19 - 20
(or 990 – 1050
SAT score)
High School GPA Award per Year
3.8 – 4.0 $1,000
3.5 – 3.79 $750
3.0 – 3.49 $500

Note:  If you have earned a GED score of 165+ and scored a 19 or higher on the ACT you are eligible for $500/ year.

4-Year Award
4-Year Award
Students who do not provide a test score for summer and fall 2020 admission* High School GPA Award per Year
3.5-4.0 $500

*If test scores are provided, the student will be awarded based on the original Automatic 4-Year Award

Award programs are subject to change without notice and subject to the availability of funds.

Transfer Student Scholar Award

US and Canadian students with a minimum of 24 and no more than 70 transferable semester hours earned are eligible to apply. The award is one-time, non-renewable. Applicants must submit a completed Minot State Scholarship and Award Program application by the February 15 deadline to be considered.

Minot State Financial Aid Office

» www.minotstateu.edu/finaid
» 701-858-3375
» 800-777-0750 ext. 3375

Keep your borrowing at a minimum by applying for multiple scholarships. The deadline is February 15 of each year. Find Minot State Financial Aid on Facebook for links to numerous external scholarship opportunities.