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Admissions Office

 

Student Center 213

1200 S. Jay St.

Aberdeen, S.D. 57401

 

Phone: 1-800-678-5330

E-mail: admissions@northern.edu

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Fees
Tuition rates and fees are approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents and may be revised during the year. NSU requires full payment (tuition/fees/room/board) at the start of each semester, the day after census date.
 
 
University Support Fee: per credit hour for all classes taught on campus
  • South Dakota, Minnesota and N.D. residents - freshmen and first-time transfers:
  $93.80
  • Non-residents:
  $110.25
The university support fee (USF) supports the instructional and administrative service areas related to the institutional mission. Examples of areas funded by USF are direct instruction, libraries, computer centers, admissions, registration, financial aid, administrative offices, general institutional expenses, and the payment of debt incurred for the construction, maintenance, repair, and equipping of campus buildings. Also used to augment faculty salaries to be comparable with like positions in the region.
General Activity Fee: per credit hour for all classes taught on campus
$30.10
The general activity fee (GAF) supports student functions related to the co-curricular activities and other student life services of the institution. Examples of activities funded by GAF are student organizations, cultural events, homecoming, student government, yearbooks, student newspapers, student activities, administration and operational expenses for student unions, athletics and intramurals.
Application Fee: Undergraduate
$20.00
Application Fee: Graduate
$35.00
The application for admission must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee.
International Student Fee: Covers expenses associated with correspondence and reviewing, processing and updating the necessary information and paperwork associated with international students. Fee is per semester.
$100.00
Credit by Exam: per course
$90.75
Transcript
$9.00
Testing Fees: COMPASS, Proficiency, Technology Re-Test (per test)
$18.00
Special Discipline Fees: Per Credit Hour
Special discipline fees shall be used to purchase instructional equipment and pay other operating costs for the benefit of students enrolled in the discipline.
  • Business
 
 
 
      • Undergraduate
$28.65
      • Graduate
 
$51.40
  • Science
$20.00
  • Computer Science
  $45.00
  • Math, Statistics, Fine Arts
  $15.00
  • E-Learning
$20.00
     
Professional Education Majors Fee
 
      • Sophomore/Junior Field Experience: per semester
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$170.00
      • Senior Field Experience: per semester
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$340.00
      • Master's Level Internship: one time
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$170.00
Automobile Registration: per year
$70.00
      • Spring semester only
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$35.00
Teacher Placement: each credential re-activation
$20.00