Missouri State University - West Plains

Detailed Costs and Fees

Costs

Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 Required Student Fees

Required student fees are a combination of tuition and student services fees. Following is a summary of the fees approved by the Board of Governors.

See the General Fees page for additional fee information.

West Plains Campus Resident and Non-Resident Required Student Fees: Tuition

Tuition for 2015 fall, 2016 spring and 2016 summer:

Tuition will be assessed based on the following per credit hour:Missouri ResidentsNon-Residents
Tuition (except for online, NUR and RST prefix courses) $119 $238
Tuition for Online Courses $135 $135
Tuition for NUR (Nursing)1 $152 $304
Tuition for RST (Respiratory Therapy)2 $144 $288
1Regular tuition rates are charged for NUR 197, NUR 297
2Regular tuition rates are charged for RST 120

Student Services Fees for 2015 fall and 2016 spring:

FeeAmount
Capital Projects Fee $20
Student Recreation Center Fee $25
Professional Services Fee (for 6 credit hours or more) $15
Student Activity Fee $20
Computer and Technology Usage Fee (1 hour-$5, 2 hours-$10, 3 hours-$15, etc.)3 $5 per credit hour

Student Services Fee for 2015 summer:

FeeAmount
Capital Projects Fee $15
Student Recreation Center Fee $25
Student Activity Fee $20
Computer and Technology Usage Fee (1 hour-$5, 2 hours-$10, 3 hours-$15, etc.)3 $5 per credit hour

3The Computer and Technology Usage Fee is assessed on all credit hours through 18 hours at $5 per credit hour for a maximum of $90.

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

Courses offered through the off-campus high school dual credit and dual enrollment programs are charged 50 percent of the tuition for a Missouri resident.  Dual credit students are not charged student services fees.  Dual enrollment students are charged the Computer and Technology Usage fee, and my elect to self-pay other student services fees as outlined below.  Both dual credit and dual enrollment students are charged supplemental course fees. 

Students taking only online classes only are not charged student services fees except for the Computer and Technology Usage Fee. Students taking only online classes have the option to self-pay the Professional Services fee and/or the Student Activity fee and/or the Student Recreation Center Fee. Students electing these fees must pay the fee(s) no later than the close of business the second Friday of full semester classes. Students who take a combination of online and on campus courses are assessed the fees; however, in order to qualify for the Professional Services fee, the combination of credit hours must total at least 6 hours. If the Professional Services fee (including Health Services) is refunded because billable hours drop below 6, the student will be given the opportunity to have the service reinstated.

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.

All fees assessed must be paid in full by specified fee deadlines; otherwise, a student’s future registration is cancelled.

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

Exceptions to the Student Fee Schedule:
  1. The dean of academic affairs has the authority to approve exceptions to the above required student fee schedule for courses for which the fees must be negotiated with outside agencies.
  2. The dean of academic affairs or a designee also may specify courses or students for which the student services fee will not be assessed. These will generally be courses for which the students are not required to come to the campus for more than a short period.