How to Pay for College at UW-Superior

How to Pay for College at UW-Superior

Paying for college can be a challenge, but UW-Superior is an affordable four-year program with nearly 82% of all UW-Superior students receiving some type of financial aid. To apply for financial aid, please file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Applications open on October 1. UW-Superior’s priority date for financial aid and scholarships is December 15.

UW-Superior awards more than $175,000 in new student scholarships every year. Minnesota residents pay close to in-state tuition rates, and students from outside Minnesota or Wisconsin may be eligible for our Nonresident Tuition Waiver. 

Learn more about UW-Superior's undergraduate tuition and costs below:


Undergraduate tuition is based on the number of credit hours you take each semester. These figures are for full-time students (12 or more credits) enrolled for a full academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) and include fees. Tuition for online courses is charged separately at a different rate.

Estimated full-time undergraduate tuition/fees per year (Fall 2015-Spring 2016):

Wisconsin Resident:                           $8,037
Minnesota Resident:                           $8,538
Nonresident*                                      $15,610

*Over 90 percent of U.S. citizens from outside MN and WI and non-U.S. citizens may be eligible for a Nonresident Tuition Waiver worth $5,600 to $7,500 per year.

Estimated residence hall costs per year (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)

Crownhart and Curran-McNeill-Ostrander Halls

Double Room:                                     $3,490
Single Room:                                      $4,690

Ross/Hawkes Hall

Double Room:                                     $3,700
Single Room:                                      $4,980
Suite:                                                  $4,480

Estimated meal plan costs per semester (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)

Superior Plan:                                     $1,460/semester
(Unlimited access to the open dining venue plus $50 Jacket Cash per semester)

Black and Gold Plan:                             $1,245/semester
(135 meals and $125 Jacket Cash per semester)

For more details about tuition and payment options, visit the Bursar's office website.

Tuition Reciprocity

Tuition reciprocity allows Minnesota residents to attend UW-Superior and pay the same tuition rate they would pay as a Minnesota resident attending the Minnesota State University System.

To qualify, students must file a reciprocity form before the end of their first semester of enrollment through the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

For more information, contact our Admissions Office at (715) 394-8230.