Affordable Education

In-State Tuition Benefit:

  • All international students are eligible for BSU’s in-state (resident) tuition rate.
  • International students pay the same tuition per semester as students from Minnesota.
  • Non-resident tuition would be more than DOUBLE the cost.
  • There are no special requirements to receive and maintain this benefit.
  • BSU offers high-quality education at an affordable price.

2015-2016 International Student Estimated Cost Breakdown (1 Academic Year)

Approximate costs for two semesters as a full-time international student residing on campus in a double-occupancy room with a meal plan:

Tuition/fees: $8,200
Room/board: $7,470
Miscellaneous expenses: $3,700
 — Health insurance:  $1,400
 — Orientation fee:  $100
 — Books/supplies:  $900
 — Personal/transportation:  $1,300
TOTAL: $19,370

Scholarship Opportunities

International students are eligible for some scholarships. To learn which scholarships you may apply for, please view the BSU Scholarship Brochure.

International students are not eligible to receive federal or state loans and grants. At this time, international students are not eligible for automatic “New Freshman Scholarships”.