Academic Year Costs (2024-2025)

Total Cost


Tuition $55,446
Room $7,050
Meal Plan $4,754


Affordable: Gusties get more out of college. And we don’t want you to break the bank in the process!

Simple: Our application for admission has no fee and students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships.

Possible: We explore all forms of financial aid in order to make Gustavus affordable and accessible for all. Through generous scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment, Gustavus is within reach for you.

Gustie Student Experience:

  • 95% of students graduate in 4 years or less
  • 21% of students double major
  • 40% of students participate in Gustavus Fine Arts program
  • 34% of students participate in NCAA DIII athletic program

Gustavus Financial Aid:

  • More than 97% of Gustavus students receive some form of financial aid
  • Over $14 million in scholarships and grants are awarded to incoming Gustavus students.
  • Students receive a minimum $100,000 in scholarships over four years from Gustavus when they file the FAFSA. Read more about the Gustie Guarantee.

Sticker Price vs. What You Pay

Sticker price is the overall cost of attendance at Gustavus. The more important number -- what you will actually pay -- is the sticker price minus your financial aid package. To get an estimate of your potential financial aid (both merit-based and need-based) from Gustavus, complete our Net Price Calculator.

To see a comprehensive list of all fees, please visit our Student Accounts website.