International Costs

A quality college education should be within the financial reach of all students. Affordable tuition, scholarships, and on-campus employment opportunities make Missouri State a great value for international students.

International Tuition and Scholarships

The numbers below are the estimated expenses for the academic year for an international student without dependents. 

Undergraduate Tuition and Scholarships

The costs shown below are estimates for an undergraduate student without dependents. Annual costs are based on one academic year (August-May) for a student taking 12 credit hours per semester. All costs subject to change.

Expense Area International Tuition (Semester)

International Tuition (Annual)

International Excellence
Scholarship (Annual)
International Leadership
Scholarship (Annual)
Tuition $6,753

$13,506

$6,006 $3,506
Living Expenses (including books) $5492 $10,985 $10,985 $10,985
Required Health Insurance $700 $1,400 $1,400 $1,400
Total $12,946 $25,891 $18,391 $15,891

Graduate Tuition and Scholarships

The costs shown below are estimates for a graduate student without dependents. Annual costs are based on one academic year (August-May) for a student taking 9 credit hours per semester. All costs subject to change.

Expense Area International Graduate
Tuition (Semester)
International Graduate
Tuition (Annual)
International Graduate
Scholarship, MOGO (Annual)
Tuition $6,021 $12,042 $7,911
Living Expenses (including books) $5,390 $10,780 $10,780
Required Health Insurance $700 $1,400 $1,400
Total $12,111 $24,222 $20,091

Online Tuition

International students who are unable to travel to the US for the fall 2020 semester may begin academic programs online. Below are the estimated expenses for taking one semester of courses online. All costs subject to change.

Expense Area International Undergraduate Online
(12 Credit Hours per Semester)

International Graduate Online
(9 Credit Hours per Semester)

Tuition $3,588

$2,781

Total $3,588 $2,781

Please note:

  • Additional tuition is required for certain courses.
  • Living expenses may differ depending on choice of room, meal plan and personal spending habits. Cost of books is estimated.
  • All costs are subject to change.

For more information on health insurance coverage, please go to the Academic Health Plans-Missouri State University webpage.

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