Costs & Tuition

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Program Costs

Saint Paul College offers one of the best values for college in the country. Please note that the total program costs listed below are not exact and may vary slightly due to purchasing agreements and curriculum revision.

ItemCost for degree (60 Credits)
Tuition$10,972.20 – $16,628.40
MSCSA **$21.00
Student Activity Fee$240.00
Technology Fee$660.00  
Parking/Safety/Facilities Fee$559.80  
Health Services Fee$183.00  
Total Costs$12,636.00 – $18,292.20
* All fees and charges are subject to change. Tuition rates may vary.
* 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.


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Student Fees

Review the following for more information on student fees, personal property, and service charges at Saint Paul College.

Financial Aid Eligibility

All prospective students may be eligible for Federal Financial Aid. The Department of Education will determine eligibility through the use of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Student Aid may consist of Federal Pell Grant (up to $7,395), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Stafford Loans ($5,500–$10,500). See financial aid for more information.

Loan indebtedness from a two-year program at Saint Paul College may range from $X to $X, depending upon eligibility and acceptance of loans.

Veteran Education Benefits

All veterans may be eligible for educational benefits through the VA educational assistance programs. Eligibility, and amount of benefits, will be determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs through the use of the VONAPP (Veterans Online Application). Veterans under the age of 24 are considered independent if they have a complete active duty status as determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs. See veteran services for more information.


The Saint Paul College Foundation offers scholarships. A simple, online scholarship application for all Foundation’s scholarships is usually posted early in the Fall and Spring semesters. The criteria for selection differ for each scholarship. Some awards are specific to programs, student goals, or circumstances, while others have more general criteria. For more information on scholarships, please visit the scholarships page.

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We’re here to help make
college affordable.

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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.

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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.

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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.