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Tuition and fees

Standard student

Online students pay in-state tuition regardless of residency.

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estimated program cost

These estimates are for illustrative purposes only and are based on academic year 2023-2024 information.

Additional costs

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.

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.

Financial aid

Students may receive several types of financial aid, including loans, grants and scholarships.

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

Military tuition award

If you are a military or veteran student, you may be eligible for a 10% reduction off base tuition. 
Learn more about Mizzou’s Military Tuition Award.

Graduate CEHD Award

Students may be eligible for graduate student scholarships from the College of Education & Human Development. Applications are available each spring semester.


SISLT Scholarships

The School of Information Science and Technologies offers several scholarships for students of library and information science.

See how you can apply today.

ALA Spectrum Scholarship Program

The ALA (American Library Association) Spectrum Scholarship Program is a national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future.

Learn more and apply.

MASL Scholarships

The Missouri Association for School Librarians Scholarships support individuals pursuing a master's degree in library science, school library media specialist certification or school library media specialist certification concurrent with a master's degree in a Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approved program.

Find out if you qualify.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies