Pay for College

You can afford college, and we can help! Our cost is lower than state and national averages, plus we have numerous ways to help you pay for school. In fact, more than 78 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid.

See current prices for tuition, room and board, books, supplies and more.
Evaluate the cost of attending Missouri State and get preliminary estimates of federal, state and institutional aid.
Find out what scholarships you qualify for as a transfer student.
Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid early to be considered for the maximum amount of financial assistance.

MSU federal code: 002503

MSU priority deadline: March 31

Offset the cost of your education by applying for work study. The office of student employment services can help you get started.

Tips for completing your FAFSA

Be careful of scams: Never pay money to get money. Complete the FAFSA soon after it becomes available on October 1 to be considered for maximum aid each year. Give yourself plenty of time to complete financial aid applications by the specified deadline dates.