2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Metropolitan State University is $8,114 for Minnesota residents and $15,428 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for Metropolitan State is $8,356 for Minnesota residents and $15,889 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 2.98% for Minnesota residents and increased by 2.99% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 6.93% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Metropolitan State University are little bit lower than the average amount ($9,348) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($19,341 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$7,879 $14,980$19,479
2019-2020$8,114$15,428$20,828
Change % 2019-20202.98%2.99%6.93%
2020-2021$8,356$15,889$22,270
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $8,804 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,886 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at Metropolitan State is $9,148 for Minnesota residents and $17,553 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.91% for Minnesota residents and increased by 3.95% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Metropolitan State University are little bit lower than the average amount ($10,291) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($18,331 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$8,473 $16,244$19,479
2019-2020$8,804$16,886$20,828
Change % 2019-20203.91%3.95%6.93%
2020-2021$9,148$17,553$22,270
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Metropolitan State.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$228$464
2019-2020$234$478
2020-2021$240$492
Graduate2018-2019$389$777
2019-2020$404$808
2020-2021$420$840
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Metropolitan State University graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $44,600 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $51,700 for Metropolitan State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$44,600$48,200$42,100
7 Years After Graduation$43,100--
8 Years After Graduation$48,600--
9 Years After Graduation$45,100--
10 Years After Graduation$51,700$58,400$47,700

Metropolitan State 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Metropolitan State for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $33,849 for Minnesota residents and $64,341 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Metropolitan State University.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Metropolitan State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$8,251$8,390$8,532$8,676$33,849
Out-of-State$15,687$15,949$16,217$16,488$64,341
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$8,390$8,532$8,676$8,823$34,421
Out-of-State$15,949$16,217$16,488$16,765$65,419
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$8,532$8,676$8,823$8,971$35,002
Out-of-State$16,217$16,488$16,765$17,045$66,515
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$8,676$8,823$8,971$9,123$35,593
Out-of-State$16,488$16,765$17,045$17,331$67,629
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$8,823$8,971$9,123$9,277$36,194
Out-of-State$16,765$17,045$17,331$17,621$68,762
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Metropolitan State University. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $131,022 for Minnesota residents and $161,514 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Metropolitan State University.
4 years COA at Metropolitan State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$31,337$32,262$33,218$34,206$131,022
Out-of-State$38,773$39,821$40,902$42,018$161,514
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$32,262$33,218$34,206$35,227$134,912
Out-of-State$39,821$40,902$42,018$43,169$165,910
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$33,218$34,206$35,227$36,282$138,932
Out-of-State$40,902$42,018$43,169$44,356$170,445
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$34,206$35,227$36,282$37,373$143,087
Out-of-State$42,018$43,169$44,356$45,581$175,123
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$35,227$36,282$37,373$38,500$147,382
Out-of-State$43,169$44,356$45,581$46,845$179,950
Last year, 56 students ( 0.80% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $113,866 for Minnesota residents and $144,358 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Metropolitan State University.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Metropolitan State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$27,048$27,973$28,929$29,917$113,866
Out-of-State$34,484$35,532$36,613$37,729$144,358
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$27,973$28,929$29,917$30,938$117,756
Out-of-State$35,532$36,613$37,729$38,880$148,754
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$28,929$29,917$30,938$31,993$121,776
Out-of-State$36,613$37,729$38,880$40,067$153,289
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$29,917$30,938$31,993$33,084$125,931
Out-of-State$37,729$38,880$40,067$41,292$157,967
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$30,938$31,993$33,084$34,211$130,226
Out-of-State$38,880$40,067$41,292$42,556$162,794

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Metropolitan State University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Metropolitan State University 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,114$1,500$20,828$15,428$1,500 $20,828
Graduate$8,804 $1,500$20,828$16,886 $1,500$20,828

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