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Missouri State University-Springfield Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,336 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,120 tuition
$7,428 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$788 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$21,816 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,600 tuition
$7,428 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$788 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,837 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
89% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,415 avg)
43% get state aid ($1,123 avg)
48% get institn'l aid ($3,837 avg)
60% get loans ($6,101 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.37% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.32% 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 $5,441 71%
Federal Grant Aid $4,415 36%
Pell Grants $4,293 36%
Other Federal Grants $662 7%
Institution Grant Aid $3,837 48%
State Grant Aid $1,123 43%
Student Loans $6,101 60%
Federal Loans $5,766 60%
Other Loans $7,261 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 31
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Missouri State University-Springfield offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
901 S National
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5517
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $204
Out of State $420


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Lola from Climax Springs, MO
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    It is a good school for an extremely reasonable price. There are many scholarships offered by the university, so that also helps pay part of the tuition.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Porterville, CA
  • Feb-23-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I am paying a lot less here than I would be at a California University, for the exact same education.

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  • 5
  • Alia from O'Fallon, MO
  • Jan-18-2015 I am a current student here

    One of the biggest things I can tell you about Missouri State is that it was the cheapest college on my prospective list of colleges, yet it was also the one with the most additional assets. I feel completely confident that I am receiving just as good of an education, if not a better one, than most of my other friends going to universities priced much higher than mine.

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  • 4
  • Emily from Union, MO
  • Dec-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Scholarships are hard to get even if you have great grades, unless you have a lot of extracurricular activities and volunteer experience. But, compared to many other colleges in Missouri, it is fairly cheap. The classes are rigorous but prepare you for your major, and most of the professors are great.

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