Graduate Tuition, Costs and Fees

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

Breakdown of Estimated Costs Per Year

 Missouri ResidentNon-Missouri Resident
Tuition
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)
Rent$3,360$3,360
Groceries$1,140$1,140
Off Campus Meal Plan$411$411
Utilities + Internet$960$960
TOTAL$5,871$5,871
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$15,908$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.


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