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Tuition and fees

The cost of this bachelor’s degree completion program depends on the number of credit hours you need to fulfill your graduation requirements. The typical transfer student admitted to this program needs to take 30 credit hours to complete their bachelor’s degree.

Your hours and costs will differ from the estimated program cost below, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress.

Transfer student

credit hours
tuition + fees per credit hour
estimated program cost

These estimates are for illustrative purposes only and are based on academic year 2022-2023 information. They include:

  • Information technology fee of $15.70 per credit hour for 30 credit hours
  • College of Arts and Science course fee of $75.00 per credit hour for 4 credit hours
  • School of Health Professions course fee of $110.60 per credit hour for 26 credit hours
  • Missouri resident undergraduate tuition rate of $335.80 per credit hour for 30 credit hours

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.

Nonresident tuition

Estimates are for Missouri residents and do not include a nonresident fee of $94.10 per credit hour (if applicable).

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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.


If you are a military or veteran student, or a transfer student from one of Missouri’s community colleges, you may be eligible for a 10% reduction off base tuition. Learn more about Mizzou’s Military Tuition Award and Community College Tuition Award.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences