19-20 Detailed Tuition and Fees

2019-20 required student fees

Required Student Fees are a combination of Tuition and Student Services Fees.  Additional enrollment fees are charged for certain classes.

Tuition for regular instruction (per credit hour)*

Course Level or Type
(includes blended courses)

Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Courses numbered 1-599 $218.00 $495.00
Courses numbered 600-999 (not listed below) $289.00 $582.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899 $314.00 $314.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services
  • 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
$319.00 $612.00

*See Funding Contingencies below.

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 except courses listed below $295.00 $295.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899 $320.00 $320.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services
  • 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
$325.00 $325.00

Master of Science in Information Technology:

ITC 732, 734, 736, 738, 740, 742, 744, 746, 747, 748, 750, 752, 754, 756, 765, 775

Courses specifically listed in the Graduate Catalog as applicable to the program requirements for the Master of Science in information Technology program will be assessed at the Master of Science in information Technology rate when taken for degree credit in the Master of Science in information Technology program, but 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.

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 $218.00 $218.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $289.00 $289.00
EDD courses numbered 900-999 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 $218.00 $218.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $289.00 $289.00
EDD courses numbered 900-999 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 are based on University of Missouri-Columbia per credit hour fee
EGR (cooperative Engineering program) 100, 200, 201, 300, 301, 400, 401, 500, 501 are based on Missouri University of Science and Technology rates
For Study Away 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, Sections 895

For students admitted into the MS to DNAP completion program (coded NAPM-DNAP) Summer 2017 or later, tuition and fees will be assessed at the Flat Fee rate of $2,700 for each three-credit course ($900 per credit hour).
$2,700.00 flat fee $2,700.00 flat fee

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 following sections identified as:

  • Intersession, iCourse, and Internet
  • Sections taught in any location other than the Springfield campus
  • Sections scheduled to meet on the Springfield campus fewer than four times

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020§

Credit Hours  
1-hour load $182.00
2-hour load $233.00
3-hour load $283.00
4-hour load $333.00
5-hour load $382.00
6-hour load $433.00
7 or more-hour load $524.00

Summer 2020

Credit Hours  
1-hour load $119.00
2-hour load $162.00
3-hour load $206.00
4 or more-hour load $251.00

Additional information regarding Student Service Fees is available.

§See Funding Contingencies below.

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 online courses.

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
College of Arts and Letters - Media, Journalism & Film Production-Intensive Courses:
  • JRN 384, 388, 478, 481, 493, 592
  • MED 130, 290, 361, 365, 382, 383, 390, 461, 462, 465, 466, 472, 490, 493, 498, 561, 562, 583, 762, 793
$25.00 $25.00
College of Arts and Letters - Music courses numbered 000-799 except:
  • MUS 107, 108, 149, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160
  • MUS 207, 208, 249, 251, 252, 253, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 298
  • MUS 307, 308, 349, 351, 352, 353, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 398
  • MUS 407, 449, 451, 452, 453, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 488, 494, 496, 498, 499
  • MUS 649, 651, 652, 653, 655, 656, 657, 660, 749, 751, 752, 753, 755, 756, 757, 760, 798
$15.00 $15.00
College of Arts and Letters - Art, Design, and Museum Studies courses numbered 000-799 except:
  • ART 360, 366, 374, 377, 378, 381, 382, 385, 386, 387, 388, 390, 399
  • ART 401, 407, 469, 472, 474, 475, 478, 479, 480, 483, 484, 485, 490, 491, 492, 494, 495, 496, 497, 598
  • ART 672, 675, 678, 680, 684, 685, 692, 698, 760, 783, 794, 795
  • MST 495, 501
$25.00 $25.00
College of Business undergraduate-level courses numbered 200-599 $40.00 $40.00
College of Business graduate-level courses;
ACC and ITC courses numbered 601-799
BUS, FIN, LAW, MGT, MKT, QBA, RMI, TCM courses numbered 600-799
$45.00 $45.00
College of Natural and Applied Sciences undergraduate-level courses;
AST, BIO, CHM, CSC, GEO, GLG, GRY, HSP, MAT, MTH, PHY, PLN, and SCI Courses numbered 000-199 (except MTH 101, MTH 103, and MTH 107)
$15.00 $15.00
College of Natural and Applied Sciences undergraduate-level courses;
AST, BIO, CHM, CSC, GEO, GLG, GRY, HSP, MAT, MTH, PHY, PLN, and SCI Courses numbered 200-599 (except MTH 493, MTH 494, MTH 496, SCI 493, SCI 494, SCI 499)
$30.00 $30.00

Funding Contingencies

The Board of Governors approved a tuition of $223.00 per credit hour for regular instruction for Missouri resident, undergraduate students and a student services fee of $530.00 for students taking 7 or more credit hours in the fall and spring semesters.  Missouri State will waive collecting $5.00 of the approved $223.00 tuition and $6.00 of the approved $530.00 student services fee.

For comprehensive fee information, refer to the 2019-2020 Fee Schedule, approved by the Board of Governors.  All tuition and fees are subject to revision without notice.