Detailed Tuition and Fees

2020-21 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 $228.00 $517.00
Courses numbered 600-999 (not listed below) $302.00 $608.00
McQueary College of Health and Human Services - ANE courses numbered 700-899 $302.00 $302.00

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 $299.00 $299.00
internet based instruction for courses numbered 600-999 (not listed below) $309.00 $309.00

Master of Science in Information Technology:

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

When taken for degree credit in 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.

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 $228.00 $228.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $302.00 $302.00
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 $228.00 $228.00
Courses numbered 600-999 $302.00 $302.00
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), tuition and fees will be assessed at the Flat Fee rate of $2,700 for each three-credit course.
$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 2020 and Spring 2021§

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 2020

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

Additional information regarding Student Service Fees is available.

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.

William H. Darr College of Agriculture

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident

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

$15.00 $15.00

AGB, AGC, AGE, AGN, AGP, AGR, and AGV courses numbered 200-799 except:

AGE 493, 494 and 499

$30.00 $30.00

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
Courses numbered 200-599 $40.00 $40.00
Graduate-level courses;

ACC and ITC courses numbered 601-799
BUS, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MKT, QBA, RMI, TCM courses numbered 600-799
$45.00 $45.00

McQueary College of Health and Human Services

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Undergraduate-level courses 000-599

except KIN 135, 493, 496, 498 and all NUR courses
$25.00 $25.00
Graduate-level courses:

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

$30.00 $30.00
ANE courses numbered 700-899 $25.00 $25.00

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

Course Level or Type Missouri Resident Non-Missouri Resident
Undergraduate, lower-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
Undergraduate, upper-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

For comprehensive fee information, refer to the 2020-2021 Fee Schedule, approved by the Board of Governors. All tuition and fees are subject to revision without notice.