Estimated Costs

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Cost breakdown

Tuition and fees
Item In-state Out-of-state
Estimated totals $37,041 $59,309
Tuition $24,244 $46,512
Student service fees $2,709 $2,709
Program fees (7 semesters) $9,800 $9,800
Course fee (OTE 645 - Anatomy) $288 $288
Other program costs and expenses
Item Cost
Estimated total $2,773
Books and supplies (5 semesters) $2,500
CPR certification (must be current throughout program, including fieldwork) $50
Validity document management, drug test and background check (rates may vary) $76
Family care safety registry check $33
PPD/TB test $75
Professional liability insurance $39
Estimated program totals
Item In-state Out-of-state
Estimated totals $39,814 $62,082
Tuition and fees $37,041 $59,309
Other program costs and expenses $2,773 $2,773

Confirmation fee

All students submit a non-refundable confirmation fee of $500 to the occupational therapy program, to reserve a seat in the incoming class prior to their first fall semester. Upon matriculation into the MOT program, this fee will be applied to the Fall session tuition.

Actual costs may vary

The figures provided are estimates for planning purposes only and are subject to change. These estimates do not represent your final cost at Missouri State; actual expenses vary by student, based on credit hours, academic program, lifestyle and other factors.

For official tuition rates, per credit hour costs or fee explanations, please refer to the detailed tuition and fees.