Graduate Tuition, Costs and Fees

Graduate Programs: General Estimates for Annual Cost of Attendance 

  • In-state students: $15,929 per year
  • Out-of-state students: $20,708 per year

The annual cost of attendance for graduate students varies depending on the area of study and pace of the program. These estimates include tuition, housing, groceries/meals, utilities, course/program fees, books/supplies, and transportation costs.

NOTE: If you are an international student, see Costs and Scholarships for International Students.

Estimated Costs PER YEAR (2020-2021)

ExpensesMissouri ResidentNon-Missouri Resident
Tuition
9 Credit Hours$7,020$12,168
15 Credit Hours*$10,151$17,579
Note: Tuition for some programs require more than 9 credit hours per semester and can be up to 15 credit hours. Nine hours is considered full time at the grad level.
Housing (On Campus)$12,000$12,000
Housing (Off Campus)
Rent$3,360$3,360
Groceries$1,140$1,140
Off Campus Meal Plan$432$432
Utilities + Internet$960$960
TOTAL$5,892$5,892
Fees
Activity$90$90
Health Clinic$74$74
Athletic$116$116
Info Tech$34$34
Sustainability Fee$10$10
TOTAL FEES$324$324
Program Fees
Graduate Program Fee$270$270
Accounting$810$810
Communication Disorders$450$450
Education$450$450
AVERAGE FEES$840$840
Note: All graduate courses are assessed the $15 per credit hour Graduate Program Fee. Some programs/courses have specific program or course fees, these can be found in Truview when enrolling for the course but some are listed above to give a general average of fees per year.
Books & Supplies$1,000$1,000
Transportation$1,200$1,200
Miscellaneous
Parking Permit$130$130
TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSE$15,929$20,708
Note: The total estimated expense cost reflects using the 9 credit hours per semester

Cost by Credit Hour

For more details on the cost of graduate programs, see Tuition & Fees.