Fees - Fall 2014

Tuition and mandatory fees

All students enrolled at the University of Missouri are required to pay tuition based on the number of credits of instruction they are receiving.  Courses taken as a hearer (auditor) are charged at their normal credit value when computing the amount of fees to be paid.  For fees in distance/online programs, see below. Some departments also assess additional course fees. Other required fees may include equipment/materials and international fees. Optional fees may include club memberships and student insurance.

UnitFee
Undergraduate
Tuition per credit $274.00
Nonresident Fee
(added to Tuition if not a Missouri resident)
per credit $500.90
Prepaid Health Fee flat rate $100.66*
Recreation Facility Fee flat rate $140.67*
Student Activity Fee flat rate $170.40*
Information Technology Fee per credit $13.00
Graduate
Tuition per credit $347.30
Nonresident Fee
(added to Tuition if not a Missouri resident)
per credit $562.80
Prepaid Health Fee flat rate $100.66*
Recreation Facility Fee flat rate $140.67*
Student Activity Fee flat rate $150.57*
Information Technology Fee per credit $13.00
Law (JD and LLM)
Law JD Tuition per credit $600.50
Law JD Nonresident Fee
(added to Tuition if not a Missouri resident)
per credit $568.70
Law LLM Tuition per credit $678.60
Law LLM Nonresident Fee
(added to Tuition if not a Missouri resident)
per credit $647.90
Prepaid Health Fee flat rate $100.66*
Recreation Facility Fee flat rate $140.67*
Student Activity Fee flat rate $150.57*
Information Technology Fee per credit $13.00
* These rates apply to students enrolled in a full course load. Some fees are optional for students taking fewer credit hours. Please refer to the "explanation of fees" page for more information.

Course fees

Department/courseUnitFee
Course fees
College of Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources per credit $48.70
Applied Music flat rate $234.30
College of Arts and Science - level 2000 and above per credit $25.00
College of Arts and Science/School of Medicine - level 2000 and above Anatomy per credit $25.00
College of Arts and Science/School of Medicine - level 2000 and above Microbiology per credit $25.00
College of Arts and Science/School of Medicine - level 2000 and above Pharmacology per credit $25.00
College of Arts and Science/School of Medicine - level 2000 and above Radiology per credit $25.00
Trulaske College of Business - undergraduate per credit $72.40
Trulaske College of Business - graduate per credit $85.00
Cooperative Work Study Program (1) flat rate $15.00
College of Education - undergraduate per credit $47.60
College of Education - graduate per credit $40.20
College of Engineering per credit $78.40
Engineering Excellence - Resident per credit $30.00
Engineering Excellence - Nonresident per credit $70.00
School of Health Professions per credit $92.40
Health Management and Informatics per credit $30.00
College of Human Environmental Sciences per credit $43.50
School of Journalism per credit $74.00
Sinclair School of Nursing - undergraduate per credit $70.00
Sinclair School of Nursing - graduate; assessed per clinical credit hour per credit $190.00
Truman School per credit $40.00

Notes:

  1. Flat fee assessed to students registered with the College of Engineering for work experience as required; no credit awarded for this.

Other required fees

UnitFee
Art expendable materials fee Contact the Art Department at (573)882-3555 for amount
Exam only flat rate $347.30

International Student insurance (1)

$640.00

International Student Services fee (2)

per semester $80.00

Laboratory equipment (3)

Contact the department for amount
Study Abroad administration fee (exchange program) per semester $1,000.00
Study Abroad administration fee (partner, non-MU, and non-exchange programs) per semester $500.00

 Study Abroad administration fee (faculty lead program)

per semester $350.00

Study Abroad administration fee

(departmental)

per semester Contact the department for amount

Notes:

  1. Fall coverage period for international students is 8/1/2014 - 1/10/2015.  The company handling MU student insurance is AETNA.  Mandatory medical insurance assessed to international students with legacy system ID#s 741000 and above. It is optional for international students with legacy system ID#s 740999 and below.
  2. The International Student Services fee is assessed to all F-1 and J-1 visa status students enrolled for at least one credit hour.  The fee supports University compliance with the federally mandated Student Exchange Visitor Program and Information System and includes advising, document processing, and communications to international students. 
  3. Breakage or loss of laboratory equipment due to personal negligence on the part of the student shall be assessed against the student when the actual value of the supplies exceeds $1.00. The amount of this charge shall be determined by the department.

fees FOR distance/online programs

Most courses offered through distance/online programs are assessed the same tuition as on-campus MU courses.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate: $274.00 per credit hour unless your school/college charges a higher rate for the online courses they offerSchools/colleges that charge higher rates are listed below.   Undergraduate students who have been designated as distance students and who do not have Missouri residency pay an undergraduate nonresident fee for distance classes: $76.00 per credit hour in addition to the undergraduate tuition or higher rate charged by the program Undergraduate distance students who do not have Missouri residency and take an on-campus class will pay an undergraduate nonresident fee: $500.90 per credit hour in addition to the undergraduate tuition for the on-campus class.  Undergraduate students who have been designated as on-campus students and who do not have Missouri residency will also be assessed the undergraduate nonresident fee:  $500.90 per credit hour (in addition to the in-state tuition or higher rate charged by the program) if they take an online class.  Self-paced courses are assessed a $25 administrative fee per class.

Graduate

Graduate: $347.30 per credit hour unless your school/college charges a higher rate for the online courses they offerSchools/colleges that charge higher rates are listed below. Graduate students who have been designated as distance students pay in-state tuition or the higher rate charged by the program regardless of where they have residency.  Graduate students who have been designated as on-campus students and who do not have Missouri residency will also be assessed the graduate nonresident fee:  $562.80 per credit hour (in addition to the in-state tuition or higher rate charged by the program) if they take an online class. Self-paced courses are assessed a $25 administrative fee per class.

Distance students are assessed the information technology fee and any applicable course fees.  Distance students are not assessed campus fees (e.g. recreation facility fees) but may opt to pay fees for access to services.

Programs with higher feesFee
(per credit)
Architectural Studies - graduate $562.80
University Engineering Alliance - graduate $577.00
University Engineering Alliance - undergraduate $527.00
eMINTS - graduate $87.00
Energy Efficiency graduate certificate program $577.00
Great Plains - graduate $502.00
Great Plains - undergraduate $357.00
Health Administration - students starting in Spring 2014; graduate $700.00
Health Administration - students starting in Spring 2013; graduate $700.00
Health Ethics - graduate $700.00
Health Informatics - students starting in Spring 2014; graduate $700.00
Health Informatics - students starting in Spring 2013; graduate $700.00
Nursing - graduate $422.24
Online MA in Journalism - all emphasis areas $450.00
Masters in Public Health $425.00
Vet Med Biomedical - undergraduate $399.00
Vet Med Biomedical - graduate $472.30

Optional fees

UnitFee
Memberships (1)
Concert Series Student Discount Certificate $50.00
Student Art and Archaeology Museum associate membership one year $20.00
True Tiger MUAA student membership $25.00
University Club membership annual $75.00
Student insurance (2)
International student insurance fall $640.00
International student insurance annual $1523.00
Domestic student insurance fall $1256.00
Domestic student insurance annual $3049.00

Notes:

  1. If you purchase any of the above options and later decide you do not want that option, please contact the department in regards to removing the charge from your student account.
  2. If you are requesting insurance coverage for dependents, you must provide your dependent information to the company handling MU student insurance, AETNA. Fall coverage period for international students is 8/1/14 - 12/31/14.  Fall coverage period for domestic students is 8/15/14 - 1/10/15.  

Note:  The University reserves the right to increase or decrease the fees charged for attendance and other services at the University when the Board of Curators considers it in the best Interest of the University to do so.  Any increase in fees must be approved by the Board of Curators not less than thirty (30) days prior to the beginning of the academic term (semester, etc.) to which these fees will be applied.  Any change in fees will be effective irrespective of whether fees have or have not been paid by or on behalf of a student prior to the effective date of the modification.