Tuition, Cost and Fees

Missouri State-West Plains: an excellent value at an affordable cost.

Typical yearly full-time student tuition & fees.


Entering freshman students may qualify for the Out-of-State Fee Waiver, a full waiver of nonresident fees.

Missouri average tuition fees*

  • $4,225
    Two-year public (out-of-district)
  • $7,591
    Four-year public institutions
  • $18,171
    Four-year private institutions

*Source: Missouri Department of Higher Education FY2014; IPEDS FY2011

Typical yearly costs for students, 2015-16

  Missouri residentNon-Missouri resident
Tuition and fees (based on 30 credit hours) $3,880 $7,450
Books and supplies (estimate) $1,012 $1,012
Total $4,892 $8,462

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Note: Tuition and fees are estimates based on assumptions about individual enrollment. Fees vary based on program of study.

Personal expenses

Personal expenses will vary according to your lifestyle. The financial aid office estimates the cost of transportation, automobile maintenance, insurance, recreation, clothing and other personal expenses will average $6,703 per year for students.

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