Tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis. The MS in Finance Program is composed of 39 credits that will be completed across three intensive semesters (summer, fall, and spring).

Cost Per Credit
Resident Cost Non-resident Cost
Cost Per Credit Total Tuition Cost Per Credit Total Tuition
$940 $36,660 $1,300 $50,700
Required fees per semester, based on the 2015-2016 academic year
Fee Fall and Spring Summer (As the MS in Finance program has a summer start, some summer fees would be a prorated version of the full semester fees)
Student Services Fee $430.51


Capital Enhancement Fee $75.00 $75.00
Council of Graduate Students



Stadium Fee $12.50 $12.50
Student Health Benefit Plan (unless student provides proof of his/her own insurance, this plan is required for international students)


$575 Student Health Benefit coverage from May 18, 2015 - August 21, 2015
Transportation Fee $24 $24
Carlson School Collegiate Fee $580 $580
International Student Administrative Fee $145 $145
International Student Aid Fee $14 $14

*Other education-related costs such as books and cost of living are not included in the table above.

The total program tuition will remain the same for the three consecutive semesters a student is in the program.

Costs are estimates for the 2015-2016 year over 12 months. For full details of tuition costs, please visit One Stop.

A non-refundable $1,000 tuition deposit is required to confirm your intention to enroll in the MS in Finance Program and is applied toward the first academic term.

All fees are subject to change.

Financial Aid

The University of Minnesota offers many loan programs, administered through the Office of Student Finance. To be considered, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). International students need a U.S. co-signer for student loans. If you have questions about loan programs, visit Financial Aid — One Stop. The University has reciprocity agreements with the states of Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the province of Manitoba, Canada.


The Carlson School and the University of Minnesota awards academic merit-based scholarships. Scholarship consideration is extremely competitive and the MS in Finance program will automatically consider applicants for all scholarships for which they are eligible. No special application is required for these scholarships.


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