The annual cost of attendance for graduate students varies depending on the area of study and pace of the program. General estimates of the cost of attendance total around $15,908 per year for in-state students and $20,687 per year for out-of-state students. 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.
Annual Cost of Attendance for 2018-2019
Breakdown of Estimated Costs Per Year
|Missouri Resident||Non-Missouri Resident|
|9 Credit Hours||$6,543||$11,322|
|15 Credit Hours*||$9,451||$16,365|
|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)|
|Off Campus Meal Plan||$411||$411|
|Utilities + Internet||$960||$960|
|Graduate Program Fee||$270||$270|
|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|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSE||$15,908||$20,687|
|Note: The total estimated expense cost reflects using the 9 credit hours per semester|
Tuition & Fees
For more details on the cost of graduate programs, see Tuition & Fees.