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Tuition Academic Year 2014-2015

In-State Resident $ 160.80/credit
Internet Delivery $ 199.00/credit
Non-Resident (SD resident) $ 175.92/credit
Non-Resident (Special Board-approved rate) $ 160.80/credit
Non-Resident Reciprocity (ND and WI residents) $ 160.80/credit
PSEO (Contract w/School Dist.) $ 160.80/credit
PSEO (Dept. of Education) Dept. of Education determines rate

Special Program Tuition Academic Year 2014-2015

ADRN Courses - All NURS courses $ 199.75/credit
Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant $ 199.75/credit
Lineworker $ 190.80/credit
Nurse Assistant $ 170.80/credit
Practical Nursing - All courses $ 199.75/credit
Radiology Technology $ 190.80/credit

Fees Academic Year 2014-2015

ATI For NURS Courses $ 369.50 - 399.50/semester
ATI for PNSG Courses $ 354.67 - 384.67/semester
Application Fee $ 20.00 one time
Aquatic Outdoor Rec (PE2255) $ 50.00/course - Fergus Falls
Background Check Fee $ 20.00/student
C.N.A./HHA Testing Fee $ 160.00/student
C.N.A./HHA Testing Skills Retake $ 95.00/student
C.N.A./HHA Testing Written/Oral Retake $ 85.00/student
Chef Training Fee $ 150.00/semester
Clinical Makeup Fee $ 25.00/hour
Course Fee for Art courses (ART1107, ART1108, ART1111, ART1112, ART1113, ART1117, ART1140, ART1141, and ART2241) $ 50.00/course - Fergus Falls
Course Fee for EMTB (HLTH2215) $ 342.00/course
Course Fee for Emergency Responder (HLTH2213) $ 150.00/course
Course assisted CDs (certain math and english) $ 100.00/course - Fergus Falls
Course fee for (Educ1113) career assessment $ 31.45/course - Fergus Falls
Course fee for Sociology 2220 $ 30.00/course - Fergus Falls
Course fee for cabinet making $ 100.00/course - Moorhead
Equine Program (Only for courses held at Red Horse Ranch) $ 160.00/credit - Fergus Falls
Federal Background Fee - Sanford Clinical Site $ 65.00/student
Football Fee (PE1190) $ 150.00/credit
Golf Green Fee $ 40.00/semester - Fergus Falls
Late Fee $ 25.00 (0-6 credits)
$ 50.00 (7+ credits)
NCLEX Readiness Test Fee $ 50.00/student
NSF Check Fee $ 15.00/check
Nursing Application Deposit $ 100.00/student
PSEO Surcharge (Contract w/School Dist.) $ 30.00/credit
Parking Fee $ 2.00/credit Max. 15 cr./semester
Payment Plan Fee (Campus plans only) $ 25.00/plan
Pottery Clay Fee $ 50.00/semester - Fergus Falls
Powersports Technology certification fee (PWST1302) $ 111.00/course - Detroit Lakes
Pre/Post Test PAX $ 40.00/student
Private Lessons (Voice, Piano, Instrument) $ 250.00/credit - Fergus Falls
Prof Liability Ins. Fee $ 9.75
Radiology Tech RADT1158 Exam Fee $ 125.00/course - Detroit Lakes
Replacement of Student Identification Card $ 5.00/card
Salon Practicum (COSM 1200) $ 3.00/Credit - Wadena
Senior Citizen Fee $ 20.00/credit
Student Activity Fee $ 3.00/credit - Detroit Lakes
$ 9.38/credit (max 12 credits) - Fergus Falls
$ 5.50/credit - Moorhead
$ 2.00/credit - Wadena
Student Assoc. Fee $ 0.31/credit
Technology Fee $ 10.00/credit
Test Out Fee $ 50.00/credit
Uniform Deposit-Auto $ 200.00/year - Moorhead
Uniform Deposit-Chef $ 250.00/year - Moorhead
Uniform Deposit-Diesel $ 200.00/year - Moorhead
Uniform Rent-Auto $ 68.00/semester - Moorhead
Uniform Rent-Chef $ 130.00/semester - Moorhead
Uniform Rent-Diesel $ 144.00/semester - Moorhead
Wellness Center Fee $ 2.20/credit - Moorhead

Collection of Tuition and Fees

All tuition and fees are due the first day of the semester or the first day of class, unless a deferment has been made through designated personnel.

Fee Explanation

Various fees will be assessed to students depending upon enrollment status, courses attempted, and services offered by the campus attended. The following is a list of the fees that may be assessed. Fees unique to a program or a class offering are detailed in the course requirement list. Fees shall be established annually by the President. A fee schedule is available from the campus business office for the current academic year.

Application Fee

All students entering Minnesota State Community and Technical College will be assessed a one time, nonrefundable application fee for each application submitted.

Student Activity Fee

A student activity fee shall be charged to students. The activity fee is passed on to the Student Senate for their activities.

Late Payment Fee

Late payment fees will be assessed on the 21st day of each semester to any student who has not paid tuition, when no proof of financial aid or other funding is provided. The fee is based on the number of credits for which a student is registered.

Professional Liability Fee

Professional liability fees will be assessed to students enrolling in courses requiring clinical/internship experience. This fee is used to purchase professional liability insurance on the student's behalf.

Parking Fee

Parking fees will be assessed on a/credit basis. The proceeds from this fee are used to upgrade and maintain the College parking facilities. Students not using the College lots can request the fee to be waived.

Technology Fee

Technology fees shall be assessed on a/credit basis as outlined in the technology fee plan. Proceeds from this fee shall be used to upgrade and maintain the technical infrastructure of the College.

Test Out Fee

When a student wishes to test out of a course through credit by examination, a test out fee shall be assessed. The fee shall be based on the lab/lecture content of the course.

Transcript Fee

M State does not currently assess fees for transcript requests.

Culinary Arts Fee

Any student enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program shall be assessed a fee which allows the student a meal allowance for the term.

Student Association Fee

All students shall be assessed a fee which is passed on to the Minnesota State College Student Association for college membership dues. This fee shall be assessed on a/credit basis.

Uniform Deposit Fee

This fee will be assessed to all students who rent a uniform from the College. The deposit is charged to ensure all uniforms are returned to the College in the same condition they were received (less ordinary wear). The fee is refundable at the end of the year if all uniforms are returned undamaged.

Uniform Rental Fee

This fee is assessed to students in programs that require student uniform rental. The fee is used to pay for the rental of the uniform.

Printing Fees

At the start of each semester students receive a $12.50 printing credit added to their network account. The printing credit provides students with a limited amount of free printing to the campus networked printers. Once a student has used up their $12.50 free balance, they will need to purchase additional printing at the printing kiosk machines located on each campus. Printing costs are $0.05 for black and white and $0.25 for color. Student printing balances can be viewed at anytime by logging into your SpartanNet portal.



Tuition reciprocity agreements exist between the state of Minnesota and the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Missouri and Nebraska. Students from these states and the province of Manitoba are permitted to pay tuition at a rate below the nonresident rate. Reciprocity application forms are available from high school counselors or from campus admissions offices.

North Dakota reciprocity information

Last modified: October 25th, 2013 at 02:46pm