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Tuition and financial aid

Typical transfer student
85
credit hours
$32,061.66
estimated program cost
Freshman
120
credit hours
$43,803.81
estimated program cost

A bachelor’s degree requires 120 credit hours, but the typical transfer student admitted to this program needs only 85 credit hours to complete this bachelor’s degree. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress.

These estimates are for illustrative purposes only and are based on academic year 2018 information. They include:

  • Great Plains undergraduate tuition of $391.51 per credit hour for 51 credit hours of core course requirements, plus
  • Missouri resident undergraduate tuition of $282 per credit hour for additional courses, plus
  • College of Arts and Science course fee of $40 per credit hour for additional courses, plus
  • Information technology fee of $13.49 per credit hour.

These estimates do not include your application fee, textbooks or course materials. Additional fees may apply. Course fees vary from department to department. Your actual program costs will vary from these estimated totals.

See more about tuition and fees.

Financial aid

Degree-seeking students may receive several types of financial aid, including loans, grants and scholarships.

3 out of 4 MU undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid. Financial aid is contingent upon eligibility.

$15,124
Average financial aid package*

* In the 2015 academic year, 27,812 undergraduate students were enrolled at MU; 21,618 (78 percent) of them received a combined total of $326,950,315 in need-based and non-need-based financial aid.

The Student Financial Aid Office can provide further information and assist you with federal aid and upcoming scholarship deadlines.

10% tuition reduction

Mizzou Online Community College Award for Missouri residents who are graduates of Missouri's public, regionally accredited community colleges. See if you are eligible.

Mizzou Online Military Tuition Award for veterans, active duty service members, Reservists, National Guardsmen, and military spouses or dependents. See if you are eligible

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This program is administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Science.

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. For more information on tuition and fees, visit the Office of Cashiers.

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