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Tuition Hours
Mon-Thurs: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Fri: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Sat & Sun: CLOSED

Phone
T: 651.846.1395
F: 651.403.4061

Saint Paul College provides several different options for paying your tuition and fees. View Payment Options​.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to students to help finance the cost of an education.  For information on applying for financial aid and the types of aid available, go to Financial Aid.

Tuition & Fees

The Board of Trustees for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities establishes tuition rates annually. Tuition rates are established on a per-credit basis for all credit course offerings and are subject to change. Tuition and fee rates for Saint Paul College are available below and also in the Tuition Office.

Bills/Invoice Statements

Invoices are not mailed. You must check your account balance online and pay any balance due by the posted due dates on the academic calendar.

E-mail Updates

Tuition payment deadline reminders and informational announcements are sent to the student’s Saint Paul College e-mail address.

Tuition Due Dates
Fall Semester 2015: Tuition payment is due on or before August 3, 2015.

​​If you do not pay by the due date, you may lose your registration.

Tuition & Fee Rates

Resident and Non-Resident Rate/Credit 
Summer Term 2015 Rates 

On Campus Class
Tuition rates may vary*


Online Internet Class

Tuition per credit *

$161.71 - $261.71

$181.71

MSCSA **

$0.31

$0.31

Student Activity

$3.00

$3.00

Technology

$8.25

$8.25

​Parking/Safety/Facilities Fee

$9.33​

​$9.33

Total Tuition & Fees per credit

$182.60 - $282.60

$202.60

Fall Semester 2015 Rates 

On Campus Class
Tuition rates may vary*


Online Internet Class

Tuition per credit *

$161.71 - $261.71

$181.71

MSCSA **

$0.35

$0.35

Student Activity

$3.00

$3.00

Technology

$8.25

$8.25

​Parking/Safety/Facilities Fee

$9.33​

​$9.33

Total Tuition & Fees per credit

$182.64 - $282.64

$202.64

All fees and charges are subject to change.

* Special course fees may apply to selected courses. View the course schedule online; make your course selection; place cursor over the course title to view details and cost of the course.

** The MSCSA Fee is assessed by the Minnesota State College Student Association.

Please budget for books and class materials in addition to tuition.

Net Price Calculator
The Net Price Calculator is a tool for students and parents to use to get an estimate of what it may cost to attend Saint Paul College. View more information about the Net Price Calculator for Saint Paul College 

Senior Citizens

Minnesota Residents, age 62 or older, may register and be eligible to attend Saint Paul College at a reduced fee. Registration for senior rate begins the 2nd class session and on a space-available basis. Senior citizens who register prior to the second class session are required to pay full tuition and fees.

Rate and guidelines:

  • Credit Classes: $20.00 per credit plus applicable fees.
  • Minnesota resident senior citizens are not charged tuition when auditing a credit course or taking a noncredit course. The request to audit must be made at the time of registration for the course. The “Request for Audit Status” form is available in Enrollment Services.
  • Closed enrollment contract training, courses designed and offered specifically and exclusively for senior citizens, or professional continuing education courses are not eligible for a free/or reduced rate.
  • Charges for materials, personal property or services charges must be paid by the Senior Citizen.

Senior citizen who register for courses prior to the second class period are charged at the regular tuition rate. Courses may not be subsequently dropped and re-added to receive the senior rate.

Paying Tuition

Payment may be made in one of 7 ways. Avoid waiting in line. Pay your tuition online. It’s easy! 
View all payment options

Students receiving financial aid assistance, scholarships or third party payment of fees are responsible for verifying that applications, awards and billing authorizations have been finalized and received by the Tuition Office prior to the posted tuition due date.

Disbursement of any financial aid award in excess of your total billing at the College will be made beginning the 3rd week of each term. You must use your Saint Paul College Card to login into www.saintpaulcollegecard.com and select your refund preference. You can choose to have Direct Deposit to an existing bank account, receive a check in the mail, or open an OneAccount that you can access using your Saint Paul College Card.

Late Fee

A late fee of up to $50.00 is charged when tuition is not paid in full by the payment deadline. Students with tuition deferments (financial aid, agency or employer authorizations) must notify the Tuition Office by the payment deadline or a late fee will be charged. For students registering after the due date, tuition is due the day of registration.

Tuition Refund Policy and Schedule

Students who withdraw or drop from all courses must give formal notification to the College by withdrawing or dropping online from all classes to be eligible for a tuition refund according to the refund schedule.

Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. You can submit a withdrawal on line by logging into your student account.

Students who miss class the first week without making prior arrangements for all absences in advance with their instructor may receive a “FN” grade and are responsible to pay all the charges.

Withdraw from courses ​​​

Tuition Office Staff

Tuition Office Email: tuition.office@saintpaul.edu

Tuition Office Phone: 651.846.1395​​