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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,505 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,189 tuition
$7,830 on campus room & board
$500 books
$1,986 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$19,392 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,076 tuition
$7,830 on campus room & board
$500 books
$1,986 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,717 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
41% get federal aid ($4,567 avg)
44% get state aid ($1,044 avg)
90% get institn'l aid ($3,717 avg)
66% get loans ($5,447 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.18% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.57% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,974 95%
Federal Grant Aid $4,567 41%
Pell Grants $3,833 41%
Other Federal Grants $833 39%
Institution Grant Aid $3,717 90%
State Grant Aid $1,044 44%
Student Loans $5,447 66%
Federal Loans $5,107 65%
Other Loans $7,598 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Northwest Missouri State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
(660) 562-1212
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $257
Out of State $461


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • KImberlynn from Urbandale, IA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    You get free laptops, textbooks, transportation, tutoring, and a ton more that is included into tuition. It's totally worth it.

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  • 4
  • Emelia from Peculiar, MO
  • Nov-10-2013 I am a current student here

    NWMSU is worth my every penny. I love it here and I'm so glad I decided to go here. They have my major!

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  • 2
  • Student from IL
  • Sep-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Good education, but other than that not good. Do not get that college experience.

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  • 5
  • Morgan from Trenton, MO
  • Sep-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Tuition is very reasonable and everyone gets a laptop. Books are rented which saves a lot of money.

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