$7,299

Tuition

$21,826

Cost of Attendance

$15,668

Net Price

Northern State University Tuition and Fees

Paying for tuition at Northern State University is not a problem creating part. The university makes sure to make education available for everyone. The tuition for the degree provided by NSU is as follows.

Some of the degrees provided by the institute include Associate, Bachelors, and Masters degrees to the students. Some of the programs being offered are

  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Financial Services
  • Master of Music in Music Education 

The total cost of attendance for in-state and out-state students is $24799 and $21826 respectively. The total cost of attendance comprises expenses in the form of tuition costs, cost of books and supplies, room and boars expenses, and so on. 

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$8,497$11,470
Book & Supplies$1,200$1,200
Room & Board cost$8,029$8,029
Other Expenses$4,100$4,100
Total Cost of Attendance$21,826$24,799

As shown in the table, the total cost of attendance for in-state and out-state students is the same.

Both South Dakota residents and students from outside have to pay $24,799 for availing education at CU. Total Cost of attendance is an accumulation of varying costs such as cost of tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and so on.

The tuition and fees for both in-state students are $8,497 and it is $11,470 for out-state students. Besides books and supplies and room and boarding costs, there are other expenses that may cost up to $4,100.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$15,668

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$12,891

$30,001 to $48,000

$13,541

$48,001 to $75,000

$16,178

$75,001 to $110,000

$18,042

$110,000+

$17,992

Net price is the total cost of attendance when factors such as financial aids, grants, and so on are taken into consideration.

Net Price varies according to the family income. Average net price for students who come from families wherein income is somewhere between $0 and $30K, the average net price is $12,891. Average net price rises with an increase in family income. For instance, the average net price for an income of over $110K is $17,992. 

Student Loans

Example Loans

$44,896

Stafford Loan Interest

4.5%

Time to Pay off Student Loan

10 years

Example monthly payment

$466

Total interest paid

$11,015

Sum of Loan Payments

$55,911

To have a realistic understanding of how much it will cost to study at Northern State University here is an example one can consider to estimate the payment amounts one will incur with a student loan. Take a loan of $44,896 for example. This will result in a $5,591 payment to be made each year. We can assume that the interest rate is 4.5% post any refinancing or consolidation activities with a 10 years repayment plan. Then the total payment made towards the loan is $55,911 which is $11,015 in addition to the principal amount, which constitutes the interest payment made throughout the life of the loan.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$8,497$11,470
Room & Board Cost$8,029$8,029
Total Tuition & Fees$16,526$19,499

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for in-state students is $16,526. While the cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for out-state students is slightly higher at $19,499

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$5,749$10,733
Fees$719$719

The cost of graduate tuition for South Dakota residents and out-state students is $5,749 and $10,733 respectively. Meanwhile, graduate fees for in-state and out-state students is $719

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$359
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$283

It should be noted that not all schools permit single class enlistment.

These costs ought to be utilized for correlation purposes with regards to the amount it might cost to take a class at Cornerstone University versus different schools.

The undergraduate cost per credit for the previous academic year is $283 while it is $359 for a graduate program.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$8,029$8,950
Other Expense$4,100$4,100
Book & Supplies$1,200$1,200

Choosing between an on-campus or off-campus room and board depends on the convenience of the student.

As shown above, the cost of room and boarding and other expenses for in-state students is $8,029 and $4,100 while it is $8,950 and $4,100 for off-campus students.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$8,029

Off Campus

$8,950

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$4,100

Off Campus

$4,100

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,200

Off Campus

$1,200

Choosing between an on-campus or off-campus room and board depends on the convenience of the student.

As shown above, the cost of room and boarding and other expenses for in-state students is $8,029 and $4,100 while it is $8,950 and $4,100 for off-campus students.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Bachelors NA NA
Associate NA NA
Masters NA NA

Northern State University offers 17 online programs across 7 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

A four-year undergraduate course as well as living expenses at NSU are projected to cost around $123,952 as per official data. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $15,575 for 2018-2019, $15,668 for 2017-2018, and $14,489 for 2016-2017.

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