Detailed Tuition and Fees

2015-16 Required Student Fees

"Required Student Fees" are a combination of Tuition and Student Services Fees. For information on other fees such as supplemental course fees, admission fees, and program fees, refer to the 2015-16 Fee Schedule approved by the Board of Governors March 12, 2015. The Required Student Fee schedule is subject to revision by the Board of Governors without notice. Some colleges have additional per credit hour enrollment fees (see below.)

Important Note: Blended courses (those that integrate online and traditional face-to-face activities) are assessed at the regular instruction rate and are assessed Student Services Fees. Such courses are identified with a instructional method of "blended" in the semester class schedule.

Course Level or Type (includes "blended" courses)Missouri ResidentNon- Missouri Resident
Tuition for regular instruction (per credit hour)
Courses numbered 1-599 $205.00 $434.00
Courses numbered 600-999 (not listed below) $255.00 $511.00
College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899. $280.00 $280.00
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 700-999. $285.00 $541.00
Tuition for Internet based instruction (per credit hour)
Internet based instruction except courses listed below $285.00 $285.00
College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899 $310.00 $310.00
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 700-999. $315.00 $315.00
College of Business - MS in Computer Information Systems program courses: CIS 732, 734, 736, 738, 740, 742, 744, 746, 747, 748, 750, 752, 754, 756. $420.00 $420.00
Tuition for courses offered at BearNet locations other than Springfield including ITV instruction (per credit hour)
Courses numbered 1-599 $205.00 $205.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $255.00 $255.00
EDD courses numbered 900-999 are based on University of Missouri-Columbia resident rate 

Exceptions to the above

Per credit hour
Dual Credit/High School $70.00 $70.00
AGE 728 and AGE 738, Induction Year Teaching $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 graduate course per credit hour fee  
EGR (cooperative Engineering program)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
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

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 number of hours enrolled.

Important Note: Blended courses (those that integrate online and traditional face-to-face activities) are assessed Student Services Fees. Such courses are identified with a instructional method of "blended" in the semester class schedule.

Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

1-hour load: $155.00
2-hour load: $199.00
3-hour load: $241.00
4-hour load: $284.00
5-hour load: $327.00
6-hour load: $370.00
7 or more-hour load: $455.00

Summer 2016

1-hour load: $101.00
2-hour load: $139.00
3-hour load: $176.00
4 or more-hour load: $217.00

Other Enrollment Fees (per credit hour)

These enrollment Fees will not be assessed for sections identified as Dual Credit/High School.

Course Level or Type (applies to Internet-based instruction as well*)Missouri ResidentNon- Missouri Resident
College of Arts and Letters - Media, Journalism & Film Production-Intensive Courses: JRN 388, JRN 478, JRN 481, JRN 592, MED 130, MED 290, MED 361, MED365, MED 382, MED 383, MED 390, MED 461, MED 465, MED 466, MED 490, MED 498, MED 561, MED 562, MED 583. $18.00 $18.00
College of Arts and Letters - Music courses numbered 000-799 except MUS 107, 108, 149, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 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, 798. $15.00 $15.00
College of Arts and Letters - Art, Design, and Museum Studies courses numbered 000-799 except ART 200, 271, 272, 273, 274, 360, 366, 374, 377, 378, 381, 382, 385, 386, 387, 388, 390, 399, 401, 407, 460, 466, 469, 472, 474, 475, 478, 479, 480, 483, 484, 485, 490, 491, 492, 494, 495, 496, 497, 598, 698, 700, 760, 783, 794, 795 and MST 495, 501. $18.00 $18.00
College of Business - undergraduate-level courses numbered 300-599 except BSE 493, BSE 494, BSE 499, FCS 493, FCS 494 and FCS 498. $25.00 $25.00
College of Business - graduate-level courses: ACC courses numbered 601-799; BUS courses numbered 600-799; CIS courses numbered 601-799*; FIN courses numbered 600-799; INS courses numbered 600-799; LAW courses numbered 600-799; MGT courses numbered 600-799; MKT courses numbered 600-799; QBA courses numbered 600-799; TCM courses numbered 600-799.

*Courses specifically listed in the Graduate Catalog as applicable to the program requirements for the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems programs that are offered via the Internet will be assessed at Master of Science in Computer Information Systems rate (see Internet based instruction above).

$32.00 $32.00