Tuition & Financial Aid

At NTC, cost need not prevent you from getting a first-class education. We offer in-state tuition rates to all qualified applicants, not just Minnesota residents. Tuition is set annually by the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and charged on a per-credit basis. The amounts provided are estimates made prior to exact school costs being finalized.

Estimated Costs for 2016-17


Full-time tuition: $5,160
Room & board
(Meal plan included):
Books & supplies: $1,600
Fees: $  310
Est. total full-year, full-time costs: $14,990

Students should also plan on approximately $2,000–3,000 for transportation and other miscellaneous personal expenses in addition to the above direct school costs. We also encourage you to visit our Net Price Calculator.

For additional information on the tuition rate and specific course fees, see Tuition & Fees in MyNTC.

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Financial Aid Made Simple

There are many ways to get financial assistance for college; from grants and employment to a wide variety of loans and scholarships. NTC provides a comprehensive array of aid options, in addition to helping students and their families navigate the process of investigating and obtaining assistance from federal, state and private sources.

To review financial aid information, please visit the Financial Aid One Stop in MyNTC.