Missouri State Keeps Costs Within Reach

College is a major investment. Missouri State’s philosophy is that a quality education should be within the financial reach of all students. MSU’s total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average. MSU also has an emphasis on helping graduates get good jobs.

Source: Information reported in January 2019 regarding graduates during the 2017-18 academic year using National Association of College and Employers (NACE) standards and protocols

Source: Missouri State fall semester 2019 census enrollment figures

Tuition at Missouri State is in the lowest third of all Missouri public universities
Institution 2019-20
University of Missouri–St. Louis $10,896
Missouri University of Science and Technology $10,420
University of Missouri–Columbia $10,327
University of Missouri–Kansas City $10,324
Northwest Missouri State University $10,298
Truman State University $8,120
University of Central Missouri $7,965
Lincoln University $7,910
Southeast Missouri State University $7,800
Missouri State University $7,588
Missouri Southern State University $7,289
Missouri Western State University $7,250
Harris-Stowe State University $6,234
Source: Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development

Sources: College Board and Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development