Students enjoying studying outside.

Electronic Schedules

Link to searchable online schedules including open sections and closed/canceled sections.

Official Printed Schedule (PDF 2.3 MB)

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General Information

Below is the general information provided in the printed schedule. The electronic schedules above are just the course section listings and availability.

New Important News

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability employer. Inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the West Plains campus Equal Opportunity Liaison/Deputy Title IX Coordinator Brenda Polyard at (417) 255-7966 or the Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, (417) 836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights.

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Upcoming Events

February Film Series
February 2, 9, 16 and 23
6:30 PM, West Plains Civic Center WPCC
Meet the Homecoming Candidates
February 11
6:00 PM, WPCC Gohn Room
A reception will be held before the Grizzly basketball game. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at halftime.
The Delphi Trio
March 30
7:00 PM, WPCC
Art Around Town
April 3-13
Public Affairs Conference
April 4-7
Celebration of Leaders
April 27
7:00 PM, WPCC Theater
A night to celebrate student success at the annual student awards ceremony. Free Admission.
May 20
10:00 AM, WPCC
For updated information on calendar events, go to

2017 Spring dates & deadlines

2017 Spring Intersession*

January 9-13 (Monday-Friday) Spring Intersession
January 12 (Thursday) Last day to withdraw, change to pass/notpass or audit

2017 Spring Session

Dates refer to the sixteen-week session. Shorter sessions are offered and run concurrently with the full session. Contact the registration and records office for short session deadline dates.

November 12 (Saturday)-January 16 (Monday)# Spring regular registration
January 13 (Friday) Senior citizen registration
January 16 (Monday) Last Day to Register
January 17 (Tuesday) Classes Begin
January 23 (Monday) Last day of change of schedule period for spring
February 15 (Wednesday) First summer payment due in the business office
February 20 (Monday) Presidents' Day Holiday (No classes/Offices closed)
March 8 (Wednesday) Spring 2017 Mid-Semester
March 11-19 (Saturday-Sunday) Spring Break (No classes/Offices closed)
March 15 (Wednesday) Second spring payment due in the business office
April 13 (Thursday) Spring Holiday (No classes/Offices open)
April 14 (Friday) (Spring Holiday (No classes/Offices closed)
April 15 (Saturday) Final spring payment due in the business office
April 17-21 (Monday-Friday) Special Population and Early Registration for Summer/Fall 2017
April 24 (Monday) Regular Registration for Summer/Fall 2017 begins
May 4 (Thursday) Last Day to drop/withdraw, change to pass/not pass or to audit
May 11 (Thursday) Last Day of 2017 spring semester classes
May 15-18 (Monday-Thursday) Spring 2017 final examination period
May 19 (Friday) Last official day of spring semester, final grades due by Noon
May 23 (Tuesday) Grades viewable on the Web at 1:00 PM
May 23 (Tuesday) Transcripts with Spring 2017 grades available
Jun. 6 (Tuesday) Transcripts with Spring 2017 degrees available

* The spring intersession is considered part of the spring semester for admission, registration, grading and graduation purposes.

# Web Registration 24/7; registration and records office, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

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Missouri State University-West Plains

Missouri State University-West Plains is one of three campuses within the Missouri State University System. The West Plains campus is a teaching and learning institution providing quality post-secondary educational opportunities to the communities it serves. Missouri State-West Plains offers associate degrees and serves as a delivery site for bachelor’s and master’s degrees offered by Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. Missouri State-West Plains is located 110 miles southeast of Springfield in the community of West Plains.

In addition to courses and programs offered in West Plains, Missouri State-West Plains offers the Associate of Arts (AA) in General Studies degree at the extended campus in Mountain Grove and online.

At Missouri State-West Plains you will find:

  • Quality instruction
  • Affordable cost
  • State-of-art facilities
  • A+ Eligible Institution
  • Person-centered environment
  • Student activities and organizations
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Honors Program

Academic offerings

  • Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees: Students will find two-year degrees designed to transfer into bachelor's degree programs, as well as career-oriented degrees and certificates.
  • Bachelor's and master's degree programs: Offered at the West Plains campus through Missouri State Outreach. For more information, call the outreach office at (417) 255-7931.

Housing Options

Missouri State University-West Plains offers two residence halls, the Grizzly House and Grizzly Lofts. For information concerning housing options, go to:

Grizzly Athletics

Grizzly Athletics consists of men's basketball and women's volleyball competing at the Division I level in the National Junior College Athletic Association. The Grizzly Cheer Team offers opportunities for both men and women. The Grizzly Athletics website at provides a wide range of information.

University/Community Programs (U/CP)

The University/community programs department serves business development needs and provides educational, cultural and wellness opportunities for south-central Missouri. Programs are delivered at the West Plains Civic Center through a cooperative agreement with the City of West Plains. The U/CP website at outlines the services offered through the aquatics & wellness, small business and technology development center (SBTDC) and theater and events programs.

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Shoe Factory Lofts to become Grizzly Lofts January 1, 2017

Officials at Missouri State University-West Plains will begin managing the Shoe Factory Lofts, 665 Missouri Ave., in West Plains beginning Jan. 1, 2017, according to terms of a facilities management agreement that was approved Aug. 17 by members of the Missouri State University Board of Governors at their executive committee meeting in Springfield.

With the agreement, the name of the facility will change to Grizzly Lofts. The agreement, proposed by the facility's owner, Howell Creek Shoe Factory Commons, LLC, will place the 274-person student residential facility under the university's management for an 18-month period ending June 30, 2018, at which time the agreement can be renegotiated should the parties choose to do so. Howell Creek Shoe Factory Commons, LLC, will retain ownership of the property throughout the 18-month period.

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Live where you study

Missouri State University-West Plains offers two residence halls, the Grizzly House and Grizzly Lofts. Our residence halls will help you build relationships while also providing comfortable places to study and relax.

Grizzly House

Experience all aspects of college life by living in the Grizzly House, a 60-person residence hall located in the heart of the Missouri State University-West Plains campus.

For the 2016-2017 academic year (fall 2016 and spring 2017), the cost per semester is $2,851, which includes utilities and 20 meals per week at the Putnam Student Center.*

Grizzly Lofts

The Grizzly Lofts is Missouri State-West Plains’ new residential community, located just a few blocks from campus in the renovated International Shoe Company building.

For the 2017 spring semester, the cost is $2,800, which includes utilities and 16 meals per week with on-site dining. Beginning with the 2017 fall semester, the cost will include utilities and 20 meals per week.*

Housing Policy

All single students under 21 years of age who have completed fewer than 30 hours of transferable credit after high school graduation and live outside of the campus’ seven-county primary service area (Howell, Oregon, Shannon, Texas, Wright, Douglas, Ozark counties) are required to live in University housing. These students must have on file a completed Student Housing Contract or an approved Request for Exception form before enrolling in classes at Missouri State-West Plains. This policy goes into effect for the Fall 2017 semester.

For more information on student housing, go to our website at or call the student life and development office at (417) 255-7233.

* Costs for the 2017-2018 school year should be announced during the 2017 spring semester.

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Housing Amenities

Grizzly House

  • Four-person suites with full bathroom
  • Community room complete with TV, DVD and Xbox 360
  • Free cable TV and Internet
  • Computer Lab
  • Lighted basketball courts
  • Laundry facility
  • Close proximity to fitness center and pool
  • Adjacent to Student Recreation Center
  • Separate dining facility; includes game room
  • Security cameras and limited access entries

Grizzly Lofts

  • Four-person suites with full bathroom
  • Private and group study rooms
  • Free cable TV and Internet
  • On-site dining
  • Club House complete with TV, video games and ping pong
  • Fitness center
  • Computer lab
  • Laundry facility
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Adjacent to city walking park
  • Renovated in 2012
  • Security cameras and limited access entries

New students

Getting started is easy!

Priority Enrollment for New Students: Students are encouraged to apply for admission early in order to complete all steps in the enrollment process and allow time for any financial aid to be processed.

Because the process is important and takes a significant amount of time, it is recommended that application procedures be completed by November 1 for the spring semester. Applications are accepted prior to the first week of each semester; however, registration priority is given to early applicants. Students beginning the process later than recommended may not be able to accomplish the full enrollment process (admission, orientation, registration) before the first day of the semester and may need to wait until a subsequent semester to enroll.

If seeking financial aid: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit any required supporting documents as early as possible. (Late applicants should anticipate that financial aid may not be processed prior to the beginning of the semester and should be prepared to purchase textbooks with other resources. Tuition and fees can be paid utilizing the University's deferred payment plan).

New students can follow the steps below to be admitted, take placement tests, attend orientation and register for classes.

Step one – Admission

  • Submit an application for admission to the admissions office.
  • Request high school transcript be mailed directly to the admissions office or request HiSET, GED or other state approved high school equivalency transcript be mailed to the admissions office from the department of education in the capital city of the state in which tested. Missouri High School Equivalency (HiSET and GED) transcripts are accessible by the University and do not require applicant request.
  • Request official college transcript(s) be mailed directly to the admissions office if you have taken or are currently taking any courses for college credit. Students with 24 or more transferable hours are not required to provide high school transcript.

After the above documentation is received and processed by the admissions office, you will be mailed an admission letter that includes your BearPass number.

Non-Degree Seeking Students: There are several admission categories for students who wish to take courses but do not wish to pursue a degree. (Go to our admissions website or contact the admissions office for options, requirements and limitations.)

Readmission: Former students who have not been enrolled for one academic year or more must apply for readmission. Returning students are encouraged to initiate the admission and registration processes well in advance of the semester in which they plan to return. Documentation and procedures will vary depending on previous enrollment.

Senior Citizen Fee Waiver Program: Missouri State University-West Plains offers a fee waiver program to any Missouri resident at least 62 years of age who wishes to take an academic course offered by the University on an audit, non-credit, "seats available" basis. Special courses, off-campus or online course offerings are not eligible for this waiver program. Students will need to buy textbooks (if required) and pay supplemental course fees. For more information, contact the admissions office at (417) 255-7955 or toll free (888) 466-7897.

Step two – Testing

Placement policy: Missouri State University-West Plains does not require certain tests, such as the ACT, for admission; however, to ensure students are placed in courses in which they will be successful, students must take either the ACT or COMPASS test to determine placement in classes that have a math or reading prerequisite. A student's placement in English courses will be determined by a self-evaluation of the student's writing skills. Contact the Advisement and Academic Coaching Center for Empowering Student Success (AACCESS) at (417) 255-7222 for information about the English placement process. For information about ACT or COMPASS tests needed for courses that require a math or reading placement score, please read below.

ACT: ACT scores must be less than five years old. If ACT scores are not on the high school transcript, students should ask the testing company to send them to the admissions office. For more information about sending ACT scores, call ACT at 319-337-1313. Students are encouraged to take the ACT at a national test site. Most high school counselors have information concerning national ACT test dates and locations. Missouri State University-West Plains offers a residual ACT, but students should be aware that these residual test results are for use only by Missouri State University.

COMPASS: Students may take the COMPASS test instead of the ACT for placement in courses that require certain math and reading scores. Students also may take the COMPASS to challenge placement as determined by ACT. Missouri State University-West Plains offers the COMPASS by appointment. Please contact AACCESS at (417) 255-7222 to make an appointment to take the COMPASS.

Transfer students with more than 24 hours who do not have English composition credits will need to contact AACCESS at (417) 255-7222.

  • The IDS 110 requirement will be waived for transfer students with 24 or more transfer credit hours with a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • The IDS 150 requirement will be waived for transfer students with 24 or more transfer credit hours with a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Transfer students without transferable college-level math and writing credits, as indicated by the student's academic records, must have an ACT or COMPASS score on file.

Mountain Grove Placement: COMPASS testing is given by appointment at the Mountain Grove campus. Call (417) 547-7575 to schedule a testing appointment.

Placement testing dates: To pre-register for placement tests or for more information, call AACCESS at (417) 255-7222.

ACT will be given on the following testing dates.

West Plains Campus

Testing Dates
Spring Semester
November 17, 2016 1:00 PM
December 2, 2016 8:30 AM
January 17, 2017 1:00 PM

Step three


Students must register for classes prior to the first day of the spring semester, January 17, 2017. Students seeking to register at the start of the semester may appeal to the dean of academic affairs. Appeals only will be approved in situations where extenuating circumstances warrant.

Registration: After first-time freshmen have been admitted to the University and completed required testing, they must attend STudent Advising and Registration (STAR) Orientation or a University-sanctioned equivalent and register for classes prior to the first day of the semester. STAR is designed to provide students with an introduction to the University and its services, policies and procedures and to assist students in registering for their first semester. Students will receive information about attending STAR Orientation following their admission to the University.

Call AACCESS at (417) 255-7222 to sign up for STAR Orientation. Early registration allows the best opportunity for proper advisement, and students have a greater selection of classes the earlier they attend orientation.

The dates are:

West Plains Campus

November 21, 2016 10:00 AM
December 9, 2016 10:00 AM
January 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Note to transfer students: Students who transfer in with less than 10 credit hours should attend orientation. Those who transfer 10 or more credit hours may attend an orientation. Students transferring only dual-credit hours must attend orientation. First-time transfer students who do not attend orientation must contact AACCESS at (417) 255-7222 to schedule an advising appointment and register for classes prior to the first day of the semester.

Textbooks: Students may access the textbook list by going to


Student Registration

Your advisor will release your Alt PIN so you can register.

Meet with your advisor and get started!
ASK Week – October 24 - 28

This is an opportunity for current and returning students to meet with their advisors, schedule classes and receive their advisor/Alt PIN release in preparation for early registration. Faculty will have extended office hours to work with their advisees during ASK Week. Students can make an appointment with their advisors by phone, University email or by signing up on the schedule posted on the door of their advisor's office.

Amy Ackerson L 212
Leigh Adams M 103
Lu Adams SH
Dr. Craig Albin M 111
Karla Bean L 107A
Dr. Edward Birdyshaw T 209L
Cathy Boys T 209B
Cindy Bridges M 120
Judy Carr M 108
Barbara Caton L 300
Anyta Cavitt O 103
Bruce Cavitt TRiO 106
Melinda Denton M 206
Joyce DeWitt L 301
Ana Estrella M 203
James Hart T 209G
Lindsay Hill L 306
Dr. Phillip Howerton M 113
Carla Huddleston L 107A
Joyce Jennings-Pineda M 208
Melissa Jett C
Kerri Jones M 115
Mary Kellum TRiO 103
Seongchun Michelle Kwon M 214
Dr. Dennis Lancaster T 206
Kathy Mann TRiO 102
Dr. Jason McCollom M 106
Dr. Renee Moore T 209C
Dr. Kathy Morrison M 104
Greta Myers T 210
Dr. Gary Phillips M 117
Alex Pinnon K 201
Jacob Poulette T 209A
Frank Priest M 110
Dr. Kip Rugutt M 207
Dasha Russell T 209M
Tresa Ryan L 204
Karen Sholes M 216
Brenda Smith T 209C
Cindy Smith L 209
Deanna Smith O
Patricia "Trish" Stoops T 210
Pam Tate OAS (MTRF) SH (W)
Dr. Rajiv Thakur M 109
Jay Towell M 213
Jerry Trick M 204
Lisa Wade L 307
David White T 209E
Mark White G 102
Dr. Linda Wulff-Risner T 209F


C=Cass Hall
G=Garnett Library
O=Gohn Hall
K=Kellett Hall
L=Looney Hall
M=Melton Hall
T=Lybyer Enhanced Technology Center
SH=Mountain Grove-Shannon Hall
OAS=Office of Academic Support, Garnett Library
TRiO=TRiO Student Support Services, Garfield Hall


Students may register on the web or in the office of registration and records. Prior to registering for classes, students should note the following:

  1. All degree-seeking students (with exceptions as noted below) are required to contact their advisors for an advising session and to receive the Alt PIN release, which is required for initial registration.
    Exceptions: Degree-seeking first-time freshmen (required to attend STAR & meet with an advisor), dual-credit students (required to meet with the coordinator of admissions).
  2. To be eligible for registration, the student's account balance must be paid in full.
  3. University officials recommend that students check their registration status online through My Grizzly Den to determine if any holds will restrict registration.
    1. Go to homepage:
    2. Click on the BearPass login tab.
    3. Log in with your BearPass login and password, which you would use to check your email or log onto a University computer.
    4. Click on the "My Enrollment" tab.
    5. In the registration section, click on "Registration Status."
    6. Select appropriate term.

    Any holds should be settled by contacting the appropriate office.

  4. Students may web register through My Grizzly Den at any time except when system maintenance occurs each week from midnight on Friday to 4:00 AM Saturday.
  5. Directions for web registration may be accessed at:
  6. Students also may register in the office of registration and records, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Students are encouraged to register at the appointed time for best selection of classes, but they may register any time following their scheduled time.

Early registration dates & starting times for current, readmitted & transfer students

Early registration is available for students that have a zero (0) balance on their account at the time they wish to register.

October 31-November 1 (8:00 AM)
Students in special programs
(Associate’s Plus, Athletics, Early-Degree Students, Honors Students, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Veterans registered with Veteran Services & students who require special assistance)
November 2 (8:00 AM)
Students with 45+ credit hours completed*
November 3 (8:00 AM)
Students with 30+ credit hours completed*
November 4 (8:00 AM)
Students with 20+ credit hours completed*
November 7 (8:00 AM)
Students with 15+ credit hours completed*
November 8 (8:00 AM)
Students with 10+ credit hours completed*
November 9 (8:00 AM)
Students with 5+ credit hours completed*
November 10 (8:00 AM)
Students currently registered*
November 11 (8:00 AM)
Early Registration
November 12
Early Registration (Web only)**
November 13
Early Registration (Web only)**
* Completed hours include transfer and institution hours but do not include in-progress hours.
** Web registration - 24/7, office of registration and records - 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday

Regular Registration Dates**

Spring Registration

Current and readmitted student who have not registered during Early Registration my register on the following dates: November 14, 2016 - January 16, 2017

Students should register for classes before the first day of the semester (January 17, 2017). Students seeking to register after the start of the semester may appeal to the dean of academic affairs. Appeals will only be approved in situations where extenuating circumstances warrant.

Senior Citizens Registration

January 6, 2017 Senior Citizens for Intersession
January 13, 2017 Senior Citizens for Regular Session

Mountain Grove campus registration

Students may register at Shannon Hall, 401 East 17th St., during early and regular registration. Students also may register for classes on the web or in the office of registration and records on the West Plains campus at any time during regular registration.

Closed/Canceled Classes

Students may view an up-to-the-minute online listing of closed or canceled classes on My Grizzly Den.

  1. Go to homepage:
  2. Click on My Grizzly Den: http://mygrizzlyden.
  3. Log on with the same username/password that you would use to check your email or log onto a University computer.
  4. Click on the "My Enrollment" tab.
  5. In the registration section click on "Class Schedules and Course Descriptions."
  6. Click on "Show Closed/Cancelled Class Sections."
  7. Select Spring 2017 term.

Closed class sections will be shown on this list as registrations fill available seats. Canceled classes will be listed as sections are canceled.

Most low enrollment classes will be canceled by the following date:

Spring 2017 - January 11 by 5:00 PM.

Students are encouraged to check this listing prior to the beginning of classes.

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West Plains campus resident & non-resident tuition and fees

Tuition for Spring 2017

Tuition will be assessed per credit hour based on the following: Missouri ResidentsNon-Missouri Residents
Tuition (except for Online, NUR, RSC and VIN prefixed courses) $119 $238
Tuition for Online courses $137 $137
Tuition for NUR (Nursing)
Prefix courses, except for NUR 197 and NUR 297
$154 $308
Tuition for RSC (Respiratory Care)
Prefix courses, except for RSC 120
$144 $288
Tuition for VIN (Viticulture and Enology) $210 $210

Courses audited are counted in the same way as courses taken for credit in determining fees.

Spring 2017 Fees

Students enrolled at Missouri State University-West Plains through the dual-credit and dual-enrollment programs for Spring 2017 are charged 50 percent of the tuition for a Missouri resident. Dual-enrollment students are charged the Computer and Technology Usage Fee. Online-only, dual-credit and dual-enrollment students may elect to pay the Student Activity Fee and/or the Student Recreation Center Fee. Online-only students taking six or more credit hours may also elect to pay the Professional Services Fee. These fees must be paid no later than the close of business the second Friday of the semester. Dual-credit and dual-enrollment students are charged supplemental course fees, where applicable.

Student Services Fees

 Spring 2017
Capital Projects Fee $20
Student Recreation Center Fee $25
Computer and Technology Usage Fee $5 per credit hour£
Student Activity Fee $20
Professional Services Fee $15 for six credit hours or more

£ The Computer and Technology Usage Fee is assessed on all credit hours through 18 hours at $5 per credit hour for a maximum of $90 during a semester.
Non-degree seeking students enrolled in one or two credit hours are not charged Student Services Fees (except for the Computer and Technology Usage Fee).
Corporate education course fees will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis. The Computer and Technology Usage Fee will be charged to all corporate sites.

Selected Special Fees for Spring 2017

Admissions Application Fee (Non-Refundable) $15
Duplicate Diploma Fee $20
Fee for sending documents via overnight mail inside the continental United States by the office of registration & records $25
Replacement of Identification Card $5
Returned Check Charge $30
Graduation Fee first degree/additional degree $55/$20
Fee for sending documents via overnight mail outside the continental United States by the office of registration and records Prevailing Rates

Supplemental course fees for Spring 2017

AGR 101 $20
AGR 104 $20
AGR 157 $20
AGR 162 $130
AGR 163 $130
AGR 164 $130
AGR 170 $20
AGR 171 $20
AGR 172 $20
AGR 173 $20
AGR 174 $20
AGR 175 $20
AGR 177 $20
AGR 178 $20
AGR 191 $20
AGR 196 $20
AGR 216 $20
AGR 262 $155
AGR 263 $130
AGR 264 $130
ART 098 $20
ART 100 $20
ART 101 $20
ART 115 $20
ART 202 $20
ART 215 $20
AST 113 $20
AST 114 $20
AST 115 $20
BIO 100 $20
BIO 111 $20
BIO 121 $20
BIO 122 $20
BIO 210 $20
BMS 110 $20
BMS 267 $25
BMS 268 $25
CFD 160 $37
CFD 260 $45
CGP 110 $55
CGP 115 $55
CGP 125 $55
CGP 145 $55
CGP 150 $55
CGP 155 $55
CGP 160 $55
CGP 170 $55
CGP 175 $55
CGP 180 $55
CGP 197 $20.00/CH
CGP 200 $55
CGP 210 $55
CGP 220 $55
CGP 250 $55
CGP 255 $55
CGP 260 $55
CGP 265 $55
CGP 297 $55
CHM 117 $20
CHM 161 $20
CIS 197 $20
CIS 205 $55
CIS 229 $55
CSC 197 $20
EGR 100 $10
EGR 110 $25
EPR 185 $140
FCA 150 $2,411§
FCA 155 $2,411§
FCA 297 $75
GRY 197 $150
KIN 135 $30
LWE 130 $2,625¢
LWE 131 $2,625¢
NUR 100 $155
NUR 101 $155
NUR 190 $200
NUR 201 $40
NUR 202 $40
NUR 204 $200
NUR 212 $200
NUR 220 $150
PHY 100 $20
PHY 101 $20
PHY 123 $20
PHY 124 $20
PHY 203 $20
PHY 204 $20
RDG 125 $30
RSC 120 $150
RSC 132 $180
RSC 210 $150
RSC 245 $180
RSC 297 $180
TEC 111 $674
TEC 123 $619
TEC 165 $674
TEC 175 $719
TEC 200 $55
TEC 245 $55
TEC 265 $55
TEC 270 $55
TEC 275 $55
VIN 111 $60
VIN 212 $60
VIN 214 $60
VIN 215 $60
VIN 246 $60
VIN 247 $60
VIN 257 $120
VIN 259 $120
VIN 266 $150
VIN 268 $150

§ A large portion of the FCA and €LWE supplemental course fee is dictated by the South Central Career Center

¢ A large portion of the LWE supplemental course fee is dictated by the Missouri Sheriffs' Training Academy.

For more information on Spring 2017 fees, see the 2016-2017 Catalog.

Fees are subject to revision by the Board of Governors without notice.

Missouri State University-West Plains is an A+ eligible institution.

Calculating required tuition & fees

Multiply the number of credit hours for each course by the appropriate per-credit-hour fee based on the type of the course, add the tuition for all courses and add the student services fee appropriate for the total number of credit hours enrolled.

¥Example (for a Missouri resident during the Spring 2016 semester):

Fee Rate
Course Fees
ENG 110 3 $119 $357 $0
COM 115 3 $119 $357 $0
BMS 110 4 $119 $476 $20
RSC 130 2 $144 $288 $0
MTH 103 (online) 3 $137 $411 $0
Total 15 hours   $1,889 $20
Total Tuition: $1,889
Student Services Fees: $155
Total Required Student Fees: $2,044
Total Supplemental Course Fees: $20
Total Incidental Fees: $2,064

† Refer to the Student Services Fees section for more information.

¥ The required student fee schedule is subject to revision by the Board of Governors without notice.

Spring 2017 Refund Schedule +

January 17-23 100%
January 24-30 75%
January 31-February 13 50%
February 14-March 21 25%
March 22 - May 4 No Refund

+ Tuition refunds are calculated by credit hour.

Refund schedules for course sessions other than those listed above may be obtained from the office of registration and records. (This includes, but is not limited to: short courses, five-week, eight-week, ten-week courses and any other courses that are not a full semester.)

Note: For students who are recipients of Federal Title IV student aid, refunds will be made in accordance with all applicable federal regulations. (See note under"Financial Aid")

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My Payment Plan

Students may enroll in My Payment Plan. Student fees must be paid in monthly installments as indicated by the fee payment deadlines. Spring Payment Plan due dates are February 15, March 15 and April 15. The business office utilizes a third-party credit card processing company for payments on University accounts. A convenience fee of 2.75 percent is now applied to Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express credit and debit card payments. For more information, terms and conditions, visit the business office in Cass Hall or call 417-255-7260.


Notification that a bill is ready to be viewed will be transmitted electronically to the student's University email account and payments may be made online. To access electronic bills and payment information, log into No paper bills will be sent to students or parents.

Additional information can be found at:

Note: It is the student's responsibility to complete payment whether or not additional statements are received. Payments must be received (not mailed) by the due date specified. In addition, students who withdraw from the University may continue to owe fees if the withdrawal is not requested in writing on or before the first two days of the term for the Spring semester. Refer to the Fee Refund Schedule for more information.

Residency for Fee Purposes

Because Missouri State University-West Plains is a state-assisted institution, fees for Missouri residents are lower than those for non-residents. A student's residence status is determined at the time of admission according to a policy recommended by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education and adopted by the Missouri State University Board of Governors. Copies of this policy are available on request from the admissions office. Current students seeking a change in their resident classification should contact the admissions office.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study programs. We recommend that you apply as early as possible to have funds available for the next semester.

To apply for federal and state financial aid, students must apply on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at and must include Missouri State University-West Plains' school code (031060). For more information, view our Scholarship and Financial Aid information at If you have questions, contact the Missouri State University-West Plains financial aid office in Cass Hall or call (417) 255-7243.

Note: Return of Title IV Funds (Pell Grant, SEOG Grant, Stafford Loans): If a student who received federal financial aid funds withdraws during a semester, monies that were disbursed to the student after institutional charges were paid may have to be repaid by the student. Check with the financial aid office for more information and examples of how a withdrawal could affect you.

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Complete your degree online

Now you can take classes around your schedule and complete the entire Associate of Arts (AA) in General Studies degree online. And you don't have to stop there! The AA degree transfers into many of the online bachelor's degrees offered through Missouri State University.

For more information, visit or call (417) 255-7955.

Earn your degree in the evening at Missouri State University-West Plains!

Missouri State-West Plains offers four degrees with classes starting at 4 p.m. or later. Students can complete an associate's degree in general studies, business, nursing or child and family development. And, they can continue their studies in the Missouri State Outreach program to complete bachelor's degrees in these same areas.

Register now! (417) 255-7255(888) 466-7897

Important phone numbers

Admissions (417) 255-7955
Business Office (417) 255-7260
Career Development Center (417) 255-7230
Drago College Store (417) 255-7227
Financial Aid (417) 255-7243
Nursing (417) 255-7245
Registration/Records (417) 255-7979
Mountain Grove Campus (417) 547-7575
Missouri State Outreach (417) 255-7931
Missouri State University Teacher Education (417) 255-7930
Advisement and Academic Coaching Center for Empowering Student Success (AACCESS) (417) 255-7222
Toll Free (888) 466-7897

Shannon Hall

Extended Campus in Mountain Grove, MO

(417) 547-7575

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