College Costs

The cost of attending Rainy River Community College will vary according to the student's actual credit load, book and supply needs, housing needs, etc. Expenses such as additional meals, laundry, personal supplies and travel are not included in this cost estimate.

Resident Tuition and Fees
Semester Cost |
(15 credits)

| Annual Cost
(30 credits)
Tuition and Fees* ($177.47 U.S. per credit)$2,662.05$5,324.10
Books and Supplies (estimated)$400.00$800.00
Campus Housing and Meal Plan** (based on double room)
$2,025.00$4,050.00
TOTAL (estimated)$5,087.05$10,174.10


*General fees are subject to change by the Minnesota State Legislature and the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

** Meal Plan: A $400 meal plan is mandatory for all residents. This is a declining balance meal plan - the money can be used as the resident sees fit until it is fully utilized. Breakfast and lunch are served Monday-Friday; meals are not served on evenings or weekends.


Non Resident Tuition and Fees$ 216.87 U.S. per credit
Resident Online Course Tuition and Fees$ 182.62 U.S. per credit
Non Resident Online Course Tuition and Fees$ 222.02 U.S. per credit
Senior Citizen Fee in lieu of tuition (age 62 and over)$ 20.00 U.S. per credit

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