Detailed Tuition and Fees

Summer 2021 tuition and fee information

2021-22 required student fees

Required Student Fees are a combination of Tuition and Student Services Fees. Additional enrollment fees are charged for specific courses. Supplemental course fees are charged for specific courses.

Tuition for regular instruction (per credit hour)

Course Level or Type
(includes blended courses)
Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Courses numbered 1-599 $257.00 $550.00
Courses numbered 600-999 (not listed below) $320.00 $640.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899 $320.00 $320.00

Blended courses are those that integrate online and traditional face to face activities. They are assessed at the regular instruction rate and are assessed Student Services Fees. Such courses are identified with an instructional method of "blended" in the class schedule.

Tuition for Internet based instruction (per credit hour)

Course Level or Type
(does not include blended courses)
Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Internet based instruction for courses numbered 1-599 $257.00 $257.00
Internet based instruction for courses numbered 600-999 (not listed below) $320.00 $320.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899 $320.00 $320.00

Master of Science in Information Technology: ITC 732, 734, 736, 738, 740, 742, 744, 746, 747, 748, 750, 752, 754, 756.

When taken for completion of the Master of Science in Information Technology program, these courses will not be assessed the graduate-level College of Business additional per credit hour fee.

$500.00 $500.00

Blended courses are those that integrate online and traditional face to face activities. They are assessed at the regular instruction rate and are assessed Student Services Fees. Such courses are identified with an instructional method of "blended" in the class schedule.

Student Services Fees

Student Services Fees are assessed in addition to tuition and are based on the total credit hours for which a student enrolls, excluding the credit hours associated with the sections identified as Intersession and high school dual credit. Student Services Fees for students enrolled in at least one Springfield campus course will be charged as follows on all credit hours:

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Credit Hours Fee Total
1-hour load $194.00
2-hour load $247.00
3-hour load $299.00
4-hour load $351.00
5-hour load $402.00
6-hour load $456.00
7 or more-hour load $549.00

Summer 2022

Credit Hours Fee Total
1-hour load $121.00
2-hour load $165.00
3-hour load $212.00
4 or more-hour load $260.00

Online, Web Conferencing, off campus

Students enrolled only in courses identified as online or web conferencing or taught in any location other than the Springfield campus and not enrolled in Springfield campus course will be charged as follows:

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Credit Hours Fee Total
1-hour load $30.00
2-hour load $60.00
3-hour load $90.00
4-hour load $120.00
5-hour load $150.00
6-hour load $180.00
7 or more-hour load $210.00

Summer 2022

Credit Hours Fee Total
1-hour load $30.00
2-hour load $60.00
3-hour load $90.00
4 or more-hour load $120.00

Tuition for courses offered at BearNet locations other than Springfield including ITV instruction (per credit hour)

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Courses numbered 1-599 $257.00 $257.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $320.00 $320.00
EDD courses numbered 900-999 based on University of Missouri-Columbia rate based on University of Missouri-Columbia rate

Tuition for courses offered via Web Conference (per credit hour)

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Courses numbered 1-599 $257.00 $257.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $320.00 $320.00
EDD courses numbered 900-999 based on University of Missouri-Columbia rate based on University of Missouri-Columbia rate

Exceptions to the above (per credit hour)

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
High School Dual Credit $70.00 $70.00
AGE 728 and AGE 738 $175.00 $175.00
eMINTS (Enhancing Missouri's Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies) $100.00 $100.00
R-12 enrollees in SFR 791/Step-Up $45.00 $45.00
EDD (Educational Leadership) 900-level courses based on University of Missouri-Columbia rate based on University of Missouri-Columbia rate
EGR (cooperative Engineering program) 100, 200, 201, 300, 301, 400, 401, 500, 501 based on Missouri University of Science and Technology rates based on Missouri University of Science and Technology rates
For Education Abroad courses or exchanges administered by MSU, tuition will be assessed at the Missouri resident rate for both residents and non-residents. This does not apply to students registered in courses administered by affiliate program providers. Additional program fees will be assessed.    

Flat fee in place of per credit hour

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
GEN 598 and GEN 798, Active in Research $75.00
flat fee
$75.00
flat fee
MIL 225 and MIL 325, Military Science Practicum

$150.00
flat fee

$150.00
​​​​​​​flat fee
MS to DNAP courses: for students admitted into the MS to DNAP completion program (coded NAPM-DNAP), tuition and fees will be assessed at the flat fee rate of $2,700 for each three-credit hour course. Refer to the 2021-2022 Fee Schedule for additional information. $2,700.00
​​​​​​​flat fee
$2,700.00
flat fee

​​​​​​​Other Enrollment Fees (per credit hour)

These enrollment Fees will not be assessed for sections identified as High School Dual Credit, but will be assessed for internet based instruction.

William H. Darr College of Agriculture

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident

AGB, AGC, AGE, AGN, AGP, AGR, AGS, and AGV courses numbered 100-199

$15.00 $15.00

AGB, AGC, AGE, AGN, AGP, AGR, AGS, and AGV courses numbered 200-799 (except AGE 493, 494 and 499)

$30.00 $30.00

Judith Enyeart Reynolds College of Arts and Letters

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Media, Journalism & Film Production-Intensive courses:
JRN 384, 388, 478, 481, 493, and 592
MED 130, 290, 361, 365, 382, 383, 390, 461, 462, 465, 466, 472, 490, 493, 498, 561, 562, 583, 762, and 793
$25.00 $25.00
Music courses numbered 000-799 (except MUS 107, 108, 149, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 207, 208, 249, 251, 252, 253, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 298, 307, 308, 349, 351, 352, 353, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 398, 407, 449, 451, 452, 453, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 488, 494, 496, 498, 499, 649, 651, 652, 653, 655, 656, 657, 660, 749, 751, 752, 753, 755, 756, 757, 760, and 798) $15.00 $15.00
Art, Design, and Museum Studies courses numbered 000-799 (except ART 360, 366, 374, 377, 381, 387, 388, 390, 399, 401, 407, 469, 471, 472, 474, 475, 476, 478, 479, 480, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 490, 491, 492, 494, 495, 496, 497, 598, 672, 675, 678, 680, 684, 685, 692, 698, 760, 783, 794, and 795; MST 495, 501) $25.00 $25.00

THE and DAN courses 000-799 (except THE 490, 491 and 493)

$20.00 $20.00

College of Business

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Undergraduate-level courses numbered 200-599 $40.00 $40.00

Graduate-level courses:
ACC courses numbered 601-799
ITC courses numbered 601-799*
BUS, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MKT, QBA, RMI, TCM courses numbered 600-799

*Courses taken for completion of the Master of Science in Information Technology program will not be assessed this additional per credit hour fee.

$45.00 $45.00

McQueary College of Health and Human Services

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Undergraduate-level courses numbered 000-599 (except all NUR, and KIN 135, 493, 496, 498) $25.00 $25.00
ANE courses numbered 700-899 $25.00 $25.00
Graduate-level courses:

ATC courses numbered 600-799
BMS courses numbered 600-799
CSD courses numbered 600-999
DTN courses numbered 700-799
NUR courses numbered 700-999
OTE courses numbered 600-799
PAS courses numbered 600-799
PTE courses numbered 700-899

$30.00 $30.00

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Undergraduate, lower-level courses numbered 000-199:
AST, BIO, CHM, CSC, GEO, GLG, GRY, HSP, MAT, MTH, PHY, PLN, and SCI Courses (except MTH 101, MTH 103, and MTH 107)
$15.00 $15.00
Undergraduate, upper-level courses numbered 200-599:
AST, BIO, CHM, CSC, GEO, GLG, GRY, HSP, MAT, MTH, PHY, PLN, and SCI (except MTH 493, MTH 494, MTH 496, SCI 493, SCI 494, SCI 499)
$30.00 $30.00

Supplemental Course Fees

Supplemental course fees may be assessed on individual courses to cover the cost of specialized supplies, equipment, or services for instructional purposes that are provided by the University to all students enrolled in the course and are in addition to routine instructional expenses. The supplemental course fees will be assessed at the time of registration. Supplemental course fees will not be assessed for sections identified as Dual Credit/High School. The Provost shall be authorized to approve additional supplemental course fees needed for selected courses during the year. View the list of supplemental course fees for 2021-2022.

More information

For comprehensive fee information, refer to the 2021-2022 Fee Schedule, approved by the Board of Governors. All tuition and fees are subject to revision without notice.