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Attending Saint Paul College is a no brainer. Here’s why.

Did you know that a college degree affords you higher lifetime earning ability, increased job security, and greater overall satisfaction in life? (Read more here.) Not everyone realizes you don’t have to start at or ever attend a four-year program to enjoy the same benefits. In fact, a two-year college like ours offers much wider flexibility, more personalized attention with smaller class sizes, and massive savings that no four-year program can compete with. Remember, you can always transfer later to complete a four-year degree elsewhere after savings thousands of dollars on the first year or two of your education here.

$6,318 average yearly cost at Saint Paul College

Average yearly cost at a private 4-year college is $34,608

56% Saint Paul College students receive aid or scholarships

$3,470 average grant received by students

We’re here to help make
college affordable.

Understand your financial aid options.

We are compatible with federal and state grants, loans, veterans benefits, work study, Free Tuition Programs, and more. There are many opportunities to get aid in paying for college, so let’s connect and find out what you’re eligible for and where you can save even more on tuition.

Apply for scholarships.

Sholarships are money to be used for educational expenses that you don’t have to pay back. The Friends of Saint Paul College foundation provides scholarships to eligible students through generous donations from individuals, alumni, businesses, and foundations. When you complete the online scholarship application form, you will automatically be matched to any scholarships you are eligible for.

Estimate your total costs.

Our Net Price Calculator is a tool to help you estimate what it would cost to attend Saint Paul College. The estimate includes tuition, fees, books, transportation, and other costs of living–to give you a complete picture of what to expect before you get started.

More financial assistance resources you may find helpful.

Feel free to browse some of these links to identify programs and resources that may be available to you. And remember you’re not on your own. Our friendly staff is here to help you navigate the ins and outs of financial aid and paying for college.

  • Loans
  • Federal and state grants (FAFSA)
  • FAFSA questions and support
  • Manage your tuition, budget and bills
  • Veterans benefits
  • Work-study options
  • State of Minnesota Disability, Workforce and Dislocated Worker Resources
  • Deaf tuition assistance